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  1. Newborn Babies Care
    Is this real life? 😳
    Sep 20
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. Would I need additional certification to work in infant room as a RN?
    Yes for sure NRP.
    Aug 17
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. AWHONN Staffing Guidelines Please check this out:
    Holy cow 😳
    Aug 16
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. Possible 36 week delivery, hospital has no NICU
    Awww best wishes to you and your new little bundle. I've seen 35-36 weekers do awesome and 41 weekers need more help. It all depends on the situation and how well baby tolerates everything. Best...
    Aug 16
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. Which hospital to work for?
    Exactly cd. Take the opportunity to do something you love while the opportunity still exists. :)
    Aug 15
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  6. I really want to quit my job....
    I think I need to listen to the advice I'm about to give you lol but I agree and think you should wait a bit longer before you make a decision. I recently went to a different hospital altogether...
    Aug 15
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. Which hospital to work for?
    Do what you want. Truly. I was so sick of hearing people tell me to "go get experience" rather than what my passion is. Life is too short to hate going to work, especially if you have a choice. Good...
    Aug 15
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  8. Admitting newborn at the bedside
    Awesome. Thanks everyone!!
    May 19
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Happy Nurses Week
    Happy Nurses Week to you as well!! ✌️
    May 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. What did you get for nurses week?
    Uh a Florence Nightengale book. 😐 Whatever.
    May 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. On Call policy
    We don't have on call nor can we work overtime. :-/
    May 9
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. H & H
    It is hard. :)
    Jan 4
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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


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