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My Labor and Delivery Story

I’ve taken quite a break from this blog, haven’t I? My apologies. Life got rather crazy there for a while. This post isn’t going to be me making excuses, though. 653 more words

patient a, pain after shingles...


A sixty-five-year-old woman had been suffering with severe pain along the right inferior rib cage for more than two months. 268 more words

Central Florida Pain Management

the A to B of a year that was...

So… the blogging has been far from consistent I’ll admit, but I’ve forgiven myself because in that time I prepared my first Christmas feast without the family matriarchs, we left our trendy Kingsland apartment and moved into the suburbs (or rather, Nate did the moving and I showed up and went to bed), and of course… I gave birth a human. 718 more words

Clarissa's Birth Story

For Clarissa’s first birthday, I decided to read what I wrote about her birth. I thought posting it might help pregnant moms know what to expect. 3,161 more words


Write For Me Wednesday - 4 Surprises from my Son’s Otherwise Standard Birth (Jocelyn's guest post)

This week, I have another wonderful guest poster who agreed to share her birth story with all of you.  Jocelyn is the witty, talented and incredibly funny blogger behind… 679 more words

Guest Post

My Labor Story.

Addalyn Grace’s Birth Story. 

Feb. 9, 2014.

I went to the hospital at 6pm to get induced. They started me off on the cervix softner that night and I started contracting, which = pain from hell. 571 more words

In The Lives Of Jess & Steph...

Obstetric Anaesthesia

Neuraxial anaesthesia

  1. Establish suitability
    1. Coags
    2. Hypotension
  2. Spinal
    1. Advantages
      1. Rapid onset
      2. Minimal motor block
    2. Single injection technique
    3. Lasts about 1-3 hours
    4. Most common mix: 1ml 0.25% bupivacaine + 25ug fentanyl; use higher dose for CS…
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