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By katierobin23

Joined Dec 31, '12. Posts: 138 (43% Liked) Likes: 131

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  1. We continue to feed if the feeds are 50ml/kg/day or less. Any more than that and they are NPO for 3 hours before and 8 hours...
    Apr 17
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  2. That cracked me up too! I would have had a hard time not responding with, "you don't say!" :sarcastic:
    Mar 2
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  3. Following! I'm really curious too
    Feb 19
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  4. We have a policy that says we can choose not to use leads on micropreemies with significant skin integrity issues. Those...
    Feb 14
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  5. We have a small tackle box with syringes and 18g needles for drawing up meds, epi, narcan, bicarb, lot of saline, tape, and...
    Feb 10
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  6. Tight swaddles, pacifiers and snuggles are what work best for me. My favorite thing when I have the time to do it is laying...
    Feb 9
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  7. Yup, kiddo, kid, buddy, little man, big girl, big guy, dude, sweetheart :D
    Feb 9
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  8. Our babies get a security tag when they go to a crib. Exceptions are if they have a running IV or are on oxygen support.
    Jan 27
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  9. We have zero restrictions for car seat weight ratings. Most nurses and doctors in my unit have no clue that such a thing...
    Jan 26
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  10. Mostly the strap adjustment has to do with the challenge. And just that when they bring it in, it should be a great...
    Jan 17
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  11. Glad to see its not just my unit :( car seats are such a passion of mine and none of the parents care. We had a baby die in...
    Jan 17
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  12. How much teaching are you allowed to do regarding car seats in your unit? For me, we put the baby in it however the parents...
    Jan 13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  13. Ditto to what nicugal said. Once a baby gets to an open crib, we are usually looking at discharge soon and if he/she is...
    Jan 10
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  14. Here's the website for the Tortle midliner if anyone is interested :)
    Dec 31 '14
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  15. Thanks for all of your responses! Guess it makes sense if there isn't room for vents up at the top of the bed, but it would...
    Dec 31 '14
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  16. We have 12s and 8s, mostly 7-7 but a couple do 3-3. No new hires have the option of doing 8 hour shifts, but there are still...
    Dec 31 '14
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  17. Breastfeeding actually isn't contraindicated (its actually encouraged) for babies going through NAS so long as the mom...
    Dec 28 '14
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  18. More like an hour at least is a safer bet for driving. I lived 10 miles north of the city and it took easily 45 minutes on a...
    Dec 19 '14
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  19. Does anyone have any sneakers that they absolutely love? I have multiple pairs of under armour ones that I really liked at...
    Dec 18 '14
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  20. TPN and lipids (and tubing) are changed every 24 hours, clear fluids are also changed every 24 hours, but the tubing is...
    Dec 15 '14
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal

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