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thank you nana...

When I was little I thought my mom had magic hands. I never told her because I didn’t want to ruin the magic. I can remember, if I had a stomachache, I would ask her to “rub my tummy,” and the minute she did, I instantly felt better. 693 more words


The coffee was much too hot and the air was much too cold, but she was perfectly happy with the world. The room was loud, but it seems she did not notice. 854 more words

Scenario Template


You are called to attend an emergency C-section of a 38 week infant with an estimated fetal weight of 3000 grams (3 kg). The mother is a G1 P1, 38 years old with a history of poorly controlled DM (diabetes mellitus). 173 more words

Diabetes Mellitus

Why inducing labor is like rolling dice

As a labor and delivery nurse I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve sat in a conversation between doctor and patient that went something like: 509 more words


Return to Wellness Following a C-Section

It’s been quite some time since I was in the position to try and improve my body after a C-Section.   With weight gain that was more than a few pounds, I must say finding my pre-baby-body was neither easy nor quick.  380 more words

Health And Well Being

I've been quiet lately... but we are officially ONE week away!

I just realized I’ve gone a long time without posting. Blogger FAIL! In all fairness, I’ve had my mind on a few high-priority things lately. I think most people will give me a pass, given I’m about to give birth in just ONE week! 470 more words


28w2d - Third Trimester!!

Yay!  Another monthly update!  Okay, what has happened since the last time I’ve blogged…

I really need to spread these updates out because these blog posts are getting way too long.   2,634 more words

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