My First Day Back

  1. Was great! Thank you for all your great stories to inspire me. Our NICU is such an interesting, challenging place to work.
    I had a 32 weeker with perforated NEC then picked up a 32 weeker with neuroblastoma who ended up getting intubated because her mass is causing airway compromise.
    We got 4 admits all at the same time two cardiacs, one nasty shoulder dystocia,and a PS so we were running our tails off.
    I got an IV on my first go-they'd had to call in the "big guns" to place one in the same kid the night before so I was feeling mighty fine about that. Yeah, I've still got it. Just like riding a bicycle.
    My baby was less than thrilled about the separation however. I got home and she reached her wee arms out and cried. I got a little choked up.
    Anyway, I'm really glad I found this board. Hope you don't mind me sharing!
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  3. by   dawngloves
    Awww! It give you a new appreciation for your baby, doesn't it?
  4. by   danissa
    Quote from 2curlygirls
    Was great! Thank you for all your great stories to inspire me. Our NICU is such an interesting, challenging place to work.
    I had a 32 weeker with perforated NEC then picked up a 32 weeker with neuroblastoma who ended up getting intubated because her mass is causing airway compromise.
    We got 4 admits all at the same time two cardiacs, one nasty shoulder dystocia,and a PS so we were running our tails off.
    I got an IV on my first go-they'd had to call in the "big guns" to place one in the same kid the night before so I was feeling mighty fine about that. Yeah, I've still got it. Just like riding a bicycle.
    My baby was less than thrilled about the separation however. I got home and she reached her wee arms out and cried. I got a little choked up.
    Anyway, I'm really glad I found this board. Hope you don't mind me sharing!
    omg how busy is your unit? Well done, great big pat on the back, returning to work is HARD! BIG cuddles with your own wee babe and the world seems right doesnt it? Well done missus!

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