How Can I Become a Doula?

How Can I Become a Doula?

How Can I Become a Doula? Being a doula can be extremely rewarding. It lets you be an integral part of someone’s pregnancy and birth and allows you to make ever-lasting emotional connections and memories that you’ll cherish for years to come.   What Exactly Does a Doula Do?   A doula is basically someone… Continue reading How Can I Become a Doula?

Water Birth at The Birth Center of New Jersey

Water Birth at The Birth Center of New Jersey

  Water Birth at The Birth Center of New Jersey Water birth is becoming increasingly popular due to its pain-lowering and anxiety-releasing benefits. The Birth Center Of New Jersey proudly offers water birth to all our clients in our state of the art birth center.   Anyone who qualifies for a safe natural birth can… Continue reading Water Birth at The Birth Center of New Jersey

Why is GBS Tested for in Pregnancy?

Why is GBS Tested for in Pregnancy?

Why is GBS Tested for in Pregnancy?   Group Beta Strep (GBS), is a typically harmless bacterial colonization, which is often present in the vagina or rectal region without causing any symptoms or infection.   Why is it important to test for GBS in pregnancy?   If GBS is present in the vagina, it can… Continue reading Why is GBS Tested for in Pregnancy?

Are Birth Centers Safe?

Are Birth Centers Safe?

    Are Birth Centers Safe? A lot of families who are deciding between a hospital and a birth center might be primarily concerned about the safety aspect. While a birth center is known to provide a more comfortable, home-like environment, is it safe enough to birth a baby in? Let’s talk about it!  … Continue reading Are Birth Centers Safe?

Why is Breastfeeding Important?

Why is Breastfeeding Important?

Why is Breastfeeding Important? Breast milk is more than just your baby’s first meal and early nutritional source. Safe and healthy breastfeeding is critical for the immediate and long-term health of the mother and the baby. According to UNICEF, improved breastfeeding rates could save the lives of 87% of children under six months of age,… Continue reading Why is Breastfeeding Important?

Prenatal Care at The Birth Center of New Jersey

Prenatal Care at The Birth Center of New Jersey

  Prenatal Care at The Birth Center of New Jersey   At The Birth Center of New Jersey, we offer an innovative approach to prenatal care that combines your regular checkups with support and education. We partner with our clients and put them in charge of their care.    We empower our clients through education,… Continue reading Prenatal Care at The Birth Center of New Jersey

What Happens in a Newborn Screening?

What Happens in a Newborn Screening?

What Happens in a Newborn Screening?   If you’re nearing the end of your pregnancy and preparing to welcome your baby into the world, congratulations – you almost made it!   Now might be a good time to learn about newborn care and the different aspects of assessing your baby’s health through assessments such as… Continue reading What Happens in a Newborn Screening?

What Should I Wear During Labor?

What Should I Wear During Labor?

What Should I Wear During Labor?   At the birth center, you can wear whatever you’re comfortable with during your labor. You won’t have to wear the typical scratchy, uncomfortable hospital gowns you might have been expecting. Instead, you can wear whatever you like! It could be: A robe A dress A sports bra Or,… Continue reading What Should I Wear During Labor?

Do You Deliver VBACs at The Birth Center of New Jersey?

Do You Deliver VBACs at The Birth Center of New Jersey?

  Do You Deliver VBACs at The Birth Center of New Jersey? A lot of mothers don’t know that they can attempt a vaginal birth for a second baby after a prior C-section. It is called Vaginal Birth After Cesarean or VBAC. While VBAC has a success rate of 60-80%, it can only be attempted… Continue reading Do You Deliver VBACs at The Birth Center of New Jersey?

Integrated Care with Artemis OBGYN

Integrated Care with Artemis OBGYN

Integrated Care With Artemis OB/GYN   The Birth Center of New Jersey and Artemis OB/GYN provide a collaborative experience for care. Artemis OBGYN excels in providing integrated  care services for families with a tailored approach for each in terms of prenatal and postpartum support and guidance, as well as choice of birth experience.    WHAT… Continue reading Integrated Care with Artemis OBGYN