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  1. 0 What nursing field did you work in before working in L&D (or postpartum)?
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  3. Visit  SnowboardRN} profile page

    About SnowboardRN

    Joined Aug '11; Posts: 65; Likes: 18.

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  4. Visit  klone} profile page
    Nothing, I came into OB/L&D as a new grad
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  5. Visit  itsnowornever} profile page
    Same here. If you want l&d just apply to every open position they have unless it asks for 3-5 years of experience.
  6. Visit  kayemmejayRN} profile page
    I am a new grad as well. I used to work in health education and HIV prevention.
  7. Visit  melmarie23} profile page
    med/surg and acute rehab for 8mo...was a per diem float between the two units.
  8. Visit  cayenne06} profile page
    Yes, I started in OB (with a brief stint in home health). I actually worked in OB before I was a nurse- I was a birth assistant and childbirth educator, then a Certified Professional Midwife and Florida Licensed Midwife (CPM, LM), then went back to school for my BSN, and am now completing my MSN on my way to becoming a CNM!
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  9. Visit  M/B-RN} profile page
    Was hired as a new grad to work postpartum.
  10. Visit  LibraSunCNM} profile page
    I did 2 years of med/surg before transferring to Mother/Baby and it helped me tremendously.
  11. Visit  bagladyrn} profile page
    Med-Surg and Inpatient Psych.
  12. Visit  Alikatz} profile page
    Got hired into L&D as a new grad.
  13. Visit  kirsnikity} profile page
    I was hired as a new grad into L&D. I also worked for 11 months before graduation as an extern in an LDRP unit.
  14. Visit  lovemyjoblandd} profile page
    Med-Surg for a year before transferring to a LDRP. Really helped with time management and basic nursing skills. Hated it but glad I got the experience.
  15. Visit  PinkNBlue} profile page
    Hired into PP as a new grad :-D

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