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New City Pediatrician Group Offers Ear Device for Infants

New City Pediatrician Group Offers Ear Device for Infants

Helping Kids Pediatrics, a New City pediatrician team, now offers the Earwell device as help for infants who have deformed ears. The device reshapes infants' ears without pain.

Fertility Specialists at RMACT Help Norwalk Women Conceive

Fertility Specialists at RMACT Help Norwalk Women Conceive

Reproductive Medical Associates of Connecticut recently opened its location in Norwalk. The clinic is staffed by fertility specialists and focuses on reproductive medicine.

Suffern's Women's Wellness Group Opens in Airmont

Suffern's Women's Wellness Group Opens in Airmont

Suffern's Women's Wellness Group, which recently opened in Airmont, offers internal medicine, nutrition counseling, and breast-feeding counseling to women in Rockland County.

8 Steps to Great Sleep Habits for Babies

8 Steps to Great Sleep Habits for Babies

Setting up your baby with great sleep habits takes commitment, consistency, and confidence that you are on the right path. Follow these eight steps from a certified infant and toddler sleep consultant to help you achieve great sleep in one to two weeks.

Pulse Oximetry Screens for Heart Defects in Newborns

Pulse Oximetry Screens for Heart Defects in Newborns

Critical congenital heart disease, a heart disease that poses risk of death or disability, can be detected through the newborn screening pulse oximetry. We describe pulse oximetry, why it should be done on your infant, and the warning signs of CCHD.

Infant Care Classes for First-Time Parents

Infant Care Classes for First-Time Parents

The husband-and-wife team of Helping Kids Pediatrics now offers infant care classes for first-time parents in New City. The free infant care classes in Rockland County teach new parents about breast-feeding, bathing, sleeping, safety, and more.

Ask the Expert: When Should I Get the TDAP Vaccine?

Ask the Expert: When Should I Get the TDAP Vaccine?

Pertussis, or whooping cough, can be serious, even fatal, for infants. The best way to protect your newborn from whooping cough is to make sure your friends and family get the TDAP vaccine. We spoke to Margaret Stillman, M.D., about the TDAP, when you should get it, and how long pertussis is contagious.

Hauppauge Pediatrics Offers Prenatal Counseling Services

Hauppauge Pediatrics Offers Prenatal Counseling Services

Hauppauge Pediatrics began offering prenatal counseling services to expecting mothers in Suffolk County. The pediatrician office in Suffolk offers care to children, newborn through college age, as well as advice for mothers on natal care. Owner Trisha Tsay, M.D., will also meet with patients whenever the need arises.

Q-and-A with Emily Oster on Modern Pregnancy Guidelines

Q-and-A with Emily Oster on Modern Pregnancy Guidelines

When economist Emily Oster got pregnant and wasn’t receiving answers from her doctors that seemed grounded in fact, she took matters into her own hands. Now you can benefit from her findings—and make personal, informed decisions about everything from having sushi for dinner to that much-whispered about glass of wine. Read more about rewritten pregnancy guidelines in this Q-and-A with Emily Oster.

Quiz: Do You Know the Modern Guidelines to Pregnancy?

Quiz: Do You Know the Modern Guidelines to Pregnancy?

Based on Emily Oster's book on modern pregnancy, "Expecting Better: How To Fight The Pregnancy Establishment With Facts," a quiz to see whether you know fact from fiction when it comes to modern pregnancy guidelines.

Park Avenue Fertility Opens Norwalk Satellite Office

Park Avenue Fertility Opens Norwalk Satellite Office

Park Avenue Fertility and Reproductive Medicine recently opened a satellite office in Norwalk. The new location offers many services including in vitro fertilization and egg donation. The new office in Norwalk was opened for convenience for patients who live in Southern Fairfield County.

New York State Receives Leadership Award from March of Dimes

New York State Receives Leadership Award from March of Dimes

New York is among the states that will receive the Virginia Apgar Prematurity Campaign Leadership Award from the March of Dimes for lowering their preterm birth rates by more than 8 percent since 2009.

Protect Newborns from Whooping Cough: Know Your Vaccine Status

Protect Newborns from Whooping Cough: Know Your Vaccine Status

Pertussis, or whooping cough, can be fatal for newborn infants who have not yet received the whooping cough vaccination. The best way to protect your newborn from whooping cough is to make sure you and your friends and family are up to date on the "Tdap" vaccine—the pertussis vaccine for teens and adults.

Hastings Yoga Offers Class for Expecting Mothers

Hastings Yoga Offers Class for Expecting Mothers

Westchester yoga studio Hastings Yoga now offers a prenatal yoga class for expecting mothers. Each pose that is part of the class benefits pregnant women by stretching their bodies and can be used to help with pain during labor.

Ask the Expert: Is It Safe for Pregnant Women to Get a Flu Shot?

Ask the Expert: Is It Safe for Pregnant Women to Get a Flu Shot?

If you're pregnant during the flu season, you may be worried about vaccines and medications affecting your baby's health. The March of Dimes women should get the flu shot while pregnant.

Ask the Expert: What Foods and Drinks Should I Avoid When Breast-Feeding?

Ask the Expert: What Foods and Drinks Should I Avoid When Breast-Feeding?

When women begin breast-feeding, many consider how their diets will affect the health of the baby. Advance practice registered nurse of Lactation Services of Connecticut, Lorna C. Aliperti, has been a lactation consultant for more than 10 years and shares answers to the most common diet questions for women who are breast-feeding.

Ask the Expert: What are Guidelines to Keep in Mind When Beginning to Sleep Train My Baby?

Ask the Expert: What are Guidelines to Keep in Mind When Beginning to Sleep Train My Baby?

Learning to fall asleep is a skill that needs to be taught to babies, and parents can do this with sleep training. Pediatric sleep consultant Brooke Nalle of Sleepy on Hudson shares guidelines parents should follow when beginning to sleep train their baby.

Ask the Expert: How Can I Soothe My Colicky Baby?

Ask the Expert: How Can I Soothe My Colicky Baby?

Does your baby have long bouts of unexplained crying, extreme fussiness, or exhibit other signs of colic? Alison Bevan, certified Gentle Sleep Coach and Happiest Baby Educator, shares her own tips, as well as Dr. Harvey Karp's tip to soothe a colicky baby.

Ask the Expert: How Do I Calm a Colicky Baby?

Ask the Expert: How Do I Calm a Colicky Baby?

If you've got a colicky baby, chances are you feel guilty and might be at a loss on how to soothe her. Dr. Alanna Levine, a pediatrician and mom, offers tips for calming colic and regaining your sanity.

Three Down Syndrome Resources Collaborate on Prenatal Testing Issues

Three Down Syndrome Resources Collaborate on Prenatal Testing Issues

The National Down Syndrome Congress, the National Down Syndrome Society, and the Global Down Syndrome Foundation recently announced a collaborative effort to provide multiple educational resources and tools to address prenatal testing issues in the Down syndrome community.

Down Syndrome Prenatal Testing Pamphlet Now Available

Down Syndrome Prenatal Testing Pamphlet Now Available

The Global Down Syndrome Foundation has partnered with the National Down Syndrome Congress to publish an informational pamphlet about prenatal testing for Down syndrome.

NYC Board of Health Voted for Parental Consent in Controversial Circumcision Practice

NYC Board of Health Voted for Parental Consent in Controversial Circumcision Practice

The New York City Board of Health voted unanimously in favor of requiring parental consent for a controversial practice that some rabbis engage in during the Jewish bris ceremony.

5 Things Expecting Mothers Need to Know About Premature Birth

5 Things Expecting Mothers Need to Know About Premature Birth

November is Prematurity Awareness Month: Premature birth can happen to anyone. Jason K. Baxter, M.D., shares five things expecting mothers should know about premature birth and how to prevent it.

Studies Show Yoga Prevents Depression During Pregnancy

Studies Show Yoga Prevents Depression During Pregnancy

One in 5 mothers-to-be experience major depression during their pregnancy. A new study from the University of Michigan shows that mindfulness yoga is a non-medication treatment that significantly reduces depressive symptoms.

Choosing a Family Cord Blood Bank: Key Tips for Expecting Moms

Choosing a Family Cord Blood Bank: Key Tips for Expecting Moms

Cord blood banking is a one-time opportunity to save the blood from your newborn's umbilical cord after birth. Cord blood is pristine type of stem cell than can be used to treat many medical issues like cancers, blood disorders, and immune diseases. If you're considering banking your baby's cord blood, here are some things you need to consider before choosing a bank.




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