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Childbirth Education South Richmond Hill NY

Local resource for childbirth education in South Richmond Hill. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to childbirth preparation, pain management techniques, advice on newborn care, Lamaze classes, the Bradley method, HypnoBirthing, as well as advice on postpartum health care.

Sheri Platovsky, LCCE
(646) 334-5800
7510 Vleigh Pl
Flushing, NY

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Mrs. Blondy Henry, LCCE
(212) 939-8418
20214 104th Ave
Saint Albans, NY

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Judith Torres, LCCE
13226 60th Ave
Flushing, NY

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Mrs. Elizabeth Cano-Correa, LCCE
(917) 225-2584
22008 75th Ave
Oakland Gardens, NY

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Marie Ragonese, RN, BSN, LCCE, FACCE
(718) 888-6912
15608 28th Ave
Flushing, NY

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Lisa M. Johnson, MPH, CHES, LCCE
(646) 523-7182 CELL
16859 118th Rd
Jamaica, NY

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Georgina R. Howard, MPA, RNC, BSN, LCCE
(718) 883-3616
11526 218th St
Cambria Heights, NY

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Dr. Kathleen M. Capitulo, RN,DNSc,LCCE,FACCE,
(718) 490-2322
3929 222nd St
Bayside, NY

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Annette Fobbs, LCCE
(212) 750-8200
2929 Butler St
East Elmhurst, NY

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Jami Nelson
(516) 967-4226
582 First Street
Cedarhurst, NY

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Pregnancy Tips, Dads Guide on Healthy Pregnancy of Spouse

Pregnancy Dos and Don'ts - The Don'ts

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When a woman is expecting a child, she will be surrounded by lots of pregnancy advice and be confused by which pregnancy advice she should follow. Help your spouse steer clear of these pregnancy no-nos to help keep her and the baby safe and healthy:

  • Avoid fish with lots of mercury in her diet. Get correct information from your dietician on what fish to eat and what fish to avoid when she is pregnant.
  • Don't disregard food borne illness. Eat, cook, handle and clean food safely! According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, food borne illness can cause serious health problems - or even death for both mother and baby.
  • Protect her from using chemicals. Products including herbicides, pesticides, paint, stains, and some cleaning solutions may be harmful to your baby. If she must use these things, make sure she wears gloves, a mask, and keeps the room well-ventilated.
  • Don't let her clean or change a cat's litter box. This could put her at risk for an infection called toxoplasmosis. Toxoplasmosis is caused by a parasite that cats can carry in their feces. Toxoplasmosis can harm a fetus.
  • Don't let her take very hot baths, hot tubs, or saunas. According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, high temperatures can be harmful to the fetus, or causing the mother-to-be to faint.
  • Discourage her from using scented feminine hygiene products. Pregnant women should avoid scented sprays, sanitary napkins, and bubble bath. These products might irritate your spouse's vaginal area, and increase her risk of a urinary tract infection or yeast infection.
  • Don't let her douche. According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, douching can irritate the vagina, force air into the birth canal and increase the increase the risk of infection
  • Avoid optional x-rays. X-rays are a form of radiation that is linked to a very small risk of cancer for an unborn baby. But x-rays are usually safe during pregnancy. So if your doctor says your spouse needs x-rays for a health problem you should follow her advice. But sometimes doctors can use other tests in place of x-rays. And other times, x-rays can wait until after the baby is born.
  • Don't let her smoke tobacco. Tell your doctor if yo...

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