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

What if an Emergency Occurs At The Birth Center?

What if an Emergency Occurs At The Birth Center?

What if an Emergency Occurs At The Birth Center?   The Birth Center of New Jersey offers families an alternative to traditional hospital-based maternity care in a safe and comfortable setting. We provide care to women anticipating normal, low-risk births with routine gynecological or well-woman care.   What Is Our Qualification? The Birth Center of… Continue reading What if an Emergency Occurs At The Birth Center?

Breastfeeding Support at the Birth Center of New Jersey

Breastfeeding Support at the Birth Center of New Jersey

Breastfeeding Support at the Birth Center of New Jersey   Breastfeeding is integral to parent-child bonding in the first hour after birth. It not only benefits the baby by providing them with essential nutrients and hydration soon after birth, but it also gives the mother an important moment to share something personal and beautiful with… Continue reading Breastfeeding Support at the Birth Center of New Jersey

What Can I Eat in Labor?

What Can I Eat in Labor?

What Can I Eat in Labor?   People often ask whether they’re allowed to eat snacks during labor here at the birth center. The answer is yes, you can! We’re always happy to see mothers eat during labor, so we encourage it. Labor is an energy-consuming process, and you need all the hydration and calories… Continue reading What Can I Eat in Labor?

Am I a Good Candidate for Midwifery Care?

Am I a Good Candidate for Midwifery Care?

  Am I a Good Candidate for Midwifery Care?   One of your first things you’ll likely want to do when you find out you are pregnant is choose where you want to give birth and your care team. Choosing between a hospital and a birth center for prenatal and birth care are two of… Continue reading Am I a Good Candidate for Midwifery Care?