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This is a discussion on OB volunteering/non-job experiences? in Ob/Gyn Nursing, part of Nursing Specialties ... I'm wondering if anyone knows what kind of volunteer opportunities are out there for someone who is...by JulcaryRN Apr 21, '11I'm wondering if anyone knows what kind of volunteer opportunities are out there for someone who is really passionate about the birth process/women/neonatal health? I'm a newer nurse, currently working in med/surg, and will eventually be transferring into obstetrics. For now however... while I'm gaining my 'ticket' (experience) in... I am starving for anything on the subject!! I fill my free time with reading books, journals, blogs on the subject of birth.. watching documentaries, movies, youtube videos. Does anyone know of anything else I could/should be doing to improve my resume and increase my knowledge of the area in the meantime?
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- Apr 21, '11 by Devie06Im not sure! But very interested to find out
- Apr 22, '11 by BandaideBecome a doula, a childbirth educator or lactation consultant.
- Apr 22, '11 by Devie06Quote from BandaideHow does one become a lactation consultant?Become a doula, a childbirth educator or lactation consultant.
- Apr 22, '11 by ocmamaGo to the IBCLC website and you can also become a lactation educator (check out UCSD's extension program online).