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  1. Admitting newborn at the bedside
    Awesome. Thanks everyone!!
    May 19
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. Admitting newborn at the bedside
    Our warmers have the same capability for a pulse ox, oxygen etc. We're currently admitting the babies at the bedside in mother baby. L&D brings both mom and baby up, we put the baby in the warmer...
    May 9
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. Admitting newborn at the bedside
    This is great information. Thank you!!! If babies are having respiratory issues (grunting etc) do they observe baby in mom's recovery room under the warmer or do they bring baby to the newborn...
    May 9
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. Admitting newborn at the bedside
    I'm mother baby too... So do you have an assigned nurse from MBU that goes to do all babies in L&D? Like a baby nurse, who's responsible for vitals, bath, erythro and vit k, etc?
    May 9
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. Happy Nurses Week
    Happy Nurses Week to you as well!! ✌️
    May 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. What did you get for nurses week?
    Uh a Florence Nightengale book. 😐 Whatever.
    May 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. On Call policy
    We don't have on call nor can we work overtime. :-/
    May 9
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  8. Admitting newborn at the bedside
    Hi all- How do you handle things with mom and baby after baby is born? In an effort to keep mom and baby together, we've tried different things but am curious what some of your units have done as...
    May 8
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. Mothers - Postpartum teaching?
    TOTALLY AGREE on the normal behaviors for breastfeeding topic. Also, normal newborn behaviors in general, for the first few weeks. Even the first 24-48 hours for breastfeeding would be fabulous.
    Apr 11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  10. Baby Friendly Question
    We also use Hugs and can get them wet so we don't have this issue. We also don't wait 12 hours though and the infants don't get the security band applied until they come up from L&D... then after the...
    Feb 14
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. H & H
    It is hard. :)
    Jan 4
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  12. H & H
    I have had a few. One was a PC/S who, in report, I was told had bled a bit in recovery. She had just passed a 200ml clot prior to transfer, yet the OB did not want to transfer the patient to us on...
    Jan 3
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. Female cathing
    "Aim high" is what I was always taught and that has helped a lot. Especially the super swollen postpartum patients I usually cath.
    Dec 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Best medications to give postpartum woman after vaginal delivery?
    Vag deliveries get 600mg-800mg of ibuprofen. Occasionally, depending on pain, will get Norco 5 or a 10 if they are in severe pain. Cs is usually Duramorph w Toradol (24 hrs) and the switch to...
    Nov 1, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. Bedside handoff report on mother/baby unit
    Sounds very similar to us except we have a nursery and it's huge... :-/
    Aug 20, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  16. Interview tips for Mother/Baby position?
    What makes you different from the other candidates? Think about that, then focus on that and why you want nothing more than this job in this specialty; that it's more than a job, it's why you became...
    Aug 9, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  17. The Unwritten Laws Nurse Managers Live By
    So grateful my manager rocks. Everyone has their flaws but for the most part, she's amazing and we're very blessed. Sorry you've had such trouble. That makes a huge difference. :-(
    Aug 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing Management
  18. AWHONN Guidelines for staffing
    Same. We are pretty breast feeding friendly and are working on baby friendly as a whole. But there are still nurses who would prefer bottle. And I have been in the same situation with spending so...
    Aug 5, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  19. AWHONN Guidelines for staffing
    Nope. Most days I have 4 couplets, there have been times I've had 5. Night shift at our hospital, if L&D isn't super busy, usually starts out 4's and 5's. We're not allowed to go into overtime and we...
    Aug 4, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  20. Vocera or Alternative?
    We also use ASCOM. The call lights go to the phones as well if the patient decides to call us on that rather than call us directly. I did a rotation at a hospital that used Vocera and it seemed like...
    Aug 4, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  21. What is so special about working in postpartum???
    Same! Even if it's a crazy night, the next day you feel refreshed and ready to take on another day. I usually try to volunteer to take the blood transfusions, the mag patients or higher acuity so I...
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. What is so special about working in postpartum???
    Please do! And best of luck to you. :-)
    Jul 26, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  23. ob/ l&d mag?
    Hahaha me too!
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  24. What is so special about working in postpartum???
    Happie2bRN- People who say that PP is for nurses that are ready to retire have either worked in PP ages ago, where nurses rocked babies in the nursery and that was the extent of their care, or...
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  25. Where do your postpartum Mag patients go?
    Wow, we get those admits directly to postpartum... we also care for postpartum mag patients; not after mag has completed but usually right after it has begun. We've bolused ER admits with PP...
    Jul 15, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing


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