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Biophysical Profile

Posted on: January 28, 2019 | Hospital Birth

Biophysical profile

A biophysical profile is a painless, noninvasive assessment done during the end of pregnancy, more typically once you have reached or passed your estimated due date. It is also considered during the third trimester in cases of higher risk pregnancies….


Induction – What Should I Ask my Doctor?

Posted on: January 22, 2019 | Hospital Birth, Labor and Birth

Labor induction

You’re 39 weeks pregnant and your doctor says you need an induction. You’re not really sure what it means, why you need it or how it will happen. You only know that you should probably ask some questions but nothing comes to mind! Your friend was induced 2 months ago …


Water Birth at Hudson Valley Hospital

Posted on: April 1, 2017 | Hospital Birth

We’re always setting out to embrace birthing techniques that are more comfortable for mom while staying safe for baby. One of these birthing styles that is becoming increasingly popular is the beautiful experience of water birth. Many families seek the comfort that water birth provides and at Hudson Valley Hospital, the commitment …


The Long Drive Home

Posted on: March 29, 2013 | Breastfeeding, Hospital Birth, Postpartum

It’s been 40+ weeks It’s been 40+ weeks and the moment you’ve been waiting for has finally arrived. You are taking your baby home! You put that carefully chosen, adorable first outfit from the baby shower on your baby, you neurotically buckle him or her into the car seat, you …