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.

Childbirth Education
This Lamaze-type class focuses on breathing, relaxation and labor techniques. 
Fee: $130
• Wednesday, November 8; 8:30am to 3:30pm
Center for Healthier Living, 108 Bilby Road, Suite 101, Hackettstown, NJ
For more information and to register please call 1-800-247-9580.

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 8:30pm
Center for Healthier Living, 108 Bilby Road, Suite 101, Hackettstown, NJ
For more information and to register please call 1-800-247-9580.

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.
Wednesdays, November 8 and December 13; 8:00 to 9:00pm
Saturdays, November 11 and 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, November 14; 6:30 to 9:00pm
Newton Medical Center
For more information and to register please call 1-800-247-9580.

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.


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They also found that low selenium may play a role in early delivery, but these findings need to be replicated

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Prenatal supplements may help reduce harms of pesticide exposure, study suggests

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Evidence isn't yet clear, but a new review says there's a slight chance of possible harm

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Pregnant women with apnea or insomnia have roughly twice the risk of delivering before 34 weeks, study finds

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Danger is greatest for women whose weight was normal before they got pregnant, study finds

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Study rebuts concerns about multiple vaccination timing

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