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My Birth Story: Part One

Throughout my pregnancy I had researched birthing techniques for many hours and had written what I thought was, a perfect birth plan. I wanted a water birth after looking at the benefits and discovering the hospital I had chosen did indeed have a large tub. 1,611 more words


The Sibling Rivalry

So according to Kayla she is my number four and Frankie my number zero. So since the day one of the new arrival she has not been my number one baby, but my forth. 1,310 more words


I Should Have Brought a Book

Today is the day! My fiance’s sister is having her baby! We are at the hospital now just waiting for the little joy to get here. 294 more words

Time - ch. 2

Please keep in mind that this is a first draft, and I have certain rules about first drafts.  One is that it’s more important to get the thoughts down on “paper” than it is to get all punctuation and spelling correct.   3,044 more words


Part of CMC ER roped off, officials say patient being tested (NOW UPDATED)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A corridor of Carolinas Medical Center – Main’s Emergency Room is roped off on the first floor near the entrance.

A security guard is posted outside to prevent anyone from crossing the line. 146 more words

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Tiny Skull

Early in my pregnancy, I started looking at birthstone jewelry online in search of something simple and lovely to commemorate my son’s then-upcoming birth. Expecting a December baby, I pored over beautiful tanzanite but could not find anything that matched my . 413 more words


High frequency of potential entrapment gaps in hospital beds

A report published in Age and Ageing calls for more care to be taken when using bedrails in hospitals

A survey of beds within a large teaching hospital in Ireland has shown than many of them did not comply with dimensional standards put in place to minimise the risk of entrapment. 607 more words