covid-19 resources

covid-19
resources

 

At boober, we’re here for you and your family. Our team has been closely following the COVID-19 outbreak with our clients, our providers and our network of long time partners across the medical field. Here are key resources and facts we’re sharing with boober’s community to stay up-to-date. We also suggest turning to boober’s virtual care services for your ongoing care.

stay informed

Our goal is to connect our community to accurate information about pregnancy and breastfeeding in this rapidly evolving situation (as of March 30, 2020.)

Women will not be forced to be alone when they are giving birth in New York hospitals after all. New York state overruled the controversial hospital policy.

watch our webinars

Boober Webinar Part 3: What you need to know about COVID-19 and Newborns and Lactation. Originally aired on March 30th, 2020.

boober founder, Jada Shapiro, is joined by OBGYN, Liza Natale, MD, a general pediatrician at Pediatrics Associates in NYC and the pediatric consultant for The 92Y Parenting Center, and Julie Rosen, IBCLC, a board-certified lactation consultant in private practice in New York City and Northern New Jersey. 

Special thanks to our media partner Park Slope Parents

Boober Webinar Part 2: What you need to know about COVID-19 & pregnancy, birth, lactation & more, which originally took place on March 22, 2020.

Featuring boober founder, Jada Shapiro, with OBGYN, Jaqueline Worth, MD, co-founder and co-physician at Village Obstetrics, co-founder and co-physician at Village Maternity, and co-author of The New Rules of Pregnancy and pediatrician & lactation consultant, and Julie G. Capiola, MD, IBCLC, partner at Premier Pediatrics, home of The First Month.

Special thanks to our media partner Park Slope Parents
You can also watch our earlier webinar on the same subject from March 15th, 2020.

How Boober can help:
get virtual support now!

Sometimes in-person support is not possible or preferable. Get personalized, expert, on-demand, remote support for your pregnancy, during birth, postpartum in the comfort and safety of your home. Phone or video meetings available.
Lactation Support | Labor Support | Postpartum Support | Mental Health Support

Get mental health support

In times of uncertainty, misinformation and heightened anxiety, some families need a little more help than usual. Boober can now match you to a mental health therapist either in-person or remotely to help you navigate these trouble times.

check our blog

Here are some recent blog posts written by boober's founder, Jada Shapiro:

Other resources available

  • CDC prevention guidelines
  • CDC Pregnancy FAQs
  • New York State Department of Health Coronavirus Hotline: 1-888-364-3065
  • Find a midwife
  • Purchase a Home Birth Kit 
  • Purchase a scale like Greater Good  & AFENDO
  • You can also consider renting one from World Wide Surgical  but make sure to properly sanitize it before use.
  • Attend a Birthing Strong During COVID-19 class by sister company Birth Day Presence (use code BOOBER5 to get $5 off the $20 class) to get tips and tools for a confident birth in the pandemic.
At boober, we’re here for you and your family. Our team has been closely following the COVID-19 outbreak with our clients, our providers and our network of long time partners across the medical field. Here are key resources and facts we’re sharing with boober’s community to stay up-to-date. We also suggest turning to boober’s virtual care services for your ongoing care.

stay informed

Our goal is to connect our community to accurate information about pregnancy and breastfeeding in this rapidly evolving situation (as of March 23, 2020.)

The New York Presbyterian Hospital network recently announced that no visitors or support people (including partners) will be allowed to attend births, and now Mount Sinai is following suit.

watch our webinars

Boober Webinar Part 3: What you need to know about COVID-19 and Newborns and Lactation. Originally aired on March 30th, 2020.

boober founder, Jada Shapiro, is joined by OBGYN, Liza Natale, MD, a general pediatrician at Pediatrics Associates in NYC and the pediatric consultant for The 92Y Parenting Center, and Julie Rosen, IBCLC, a board-certified lactation consultant in private practice in New York City and Northern New Jersey. 

Boober Webinar Part 2: What you need to know about COVID-19 & pregnancy, birth, lactation & more, which originally took place on March 22, 2020.

Featuring boober founder, Jada Shapiro, with OBGYN, Jaqueline Worth, MD, co-founder and co-physician at Village Obstetrics, co-founder and co-physician at Village Maternity, and co-author of The New Rules of Pregnancy and pediatrician & lactation consultant, and Julie G. Capiola, MD, IBCLC, partner at Premier Pediatrics, home of The First Month.

Special thanks to our media partner Park Slope Parents
You can also watch our earlier webinar on the same subject from March 15th, 2020.

How Boober can help:
get virtual support now!

Sometimes in-person support is not possible or preferable. Get personalized, expert, on-demand, remote support for your pregnancy, during birth, postpartum in the comfort and safety of your home. Phone or video meetings available.
Lactation Support | Labor Support | Postpartum Support | Mental Health Support

Get mental health support

In times of uncertainty, misinformation and heightened anxiety, some families need a little more help than usual. Boober can now match you to a mental health therapist either in-person or remotely to help you navigate these trouble times.

check our blog

Here are some recent blog posts written by boober's founder, Jada Shapiro:

Other resources available

  • CDC prevention guidelines
  • CDC Pregnancy FAQs
  • New York State Department of Health Coronavirus Hotline: 1-888-364-3065
  • Find a midwife
  • Purchase a Home Birth Kit 
  • Purchase a scale like Greater Good  & AFENDO
  • You can also consider renting one from World Wide Surgical  but make sure to properly sanitize it before use.

Thank you again for turning to boober in this uncertain and fast-changing time.

Please let us know what other topics and questions you have as we are planning on having more of these talks since our understanding of this disease and the situation in our hospitals are changing rapidly.

The information provided within this blog post is for general informational purposes only. This post is not meant to be used, nor should it be used, to diagnose or treat any medical or pregnancy-related, birth-related and breastfeeding-related conditions. For medical issues, consult your own physician, pediatrician or lactation consultant. Moreover, due to rapidly changing developments, we make no warranty or guarantee concerning the accuracy or reliability of the content at this site or other sites to which we link. For the latest information regarding COVID-19, we refer readers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website (www.cdc.gov).

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