Pregnancy

Meet Kathryn. When she was 12 weeks pregnant, her OB-GYN identified three significant risks to her pregnancy and referred her to the specialists at Atlantic Maternal Fetal Medicine. They provided expert care with a personal touch and successfully helped perform an aversion procedure to correct the position of Kathryn’s baby after it had become fully breech. Watch more of her story and see why she recommends Atlantic Maternal-Fetal Medicine to friends and family >





Pregnancy Programs and Screenings


Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available.

Baby Care Class
Babies don’t come with instructions. Get ahead of the game by learning how to care for your newborn before he or she is born.
Fee: $30
Tuesday, December 12; 6:30 to 8:00pm
Hackettstown Medical Arts Building, Center for Healthier Living
108 Bilby Road, Suite 101, Hackettstown, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 908-850-6935.

Maternity Center Tours
Take a tour of Newton Medical Center’s Maternity Center. Please arrive in the hospital lobby 15 minutes before the tour starts; one of our nurses will meet you and bring you to our center.
Wednesday, December 13; 8:00 to 9:00pm
Saturday, December 16; 10:00 to 11:00am
Newton Medical Center
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.

Breastfeeding
Learn skills and knowledge about successfully breastfeeding your newborn.
Fee: $40
Tuesday, January 9; 6:30 to 9:00pm
Hackettstown Medical Arts Building, Center for Healthier Living
108 Bilby Road, Suite 101, Hackettstown, NJ
For more information and to register please call 908-850-6935.

Childbirth Education
This Lamaze-type class focuses on breathing, relaxation and labor techniques. 
Fee: $130
Saturday, January 13; 8:30am to 3:30pm
Hackettstown Medical Arts Building, Center for Healthier Living
108 Bilby Road, Suite 101, Hackettstown, NJ
For more information and to register please call 908-850-6935.

Car Seat Inspection 
Seat checks and installation are performed free of charge by Safe Kids-certified child passenger safety technicians.
Fourth Monday of every month, 10:00am to 1:00pm
Newton Volunteer First Aid and Rescue Squad, 68 Sussex Street, Newton, NJ
For more information, please call 973-383-3377.


Pregnancy Articles
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Study finds delays beyond typical 3-day start to production in larger women

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But researchers can't prove a cause-and-effect connection

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Women had similar outcomes whether they got the anesthetic or a 'dummy' placebo

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New survey finds too few are taking folic acid before pregnancy

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