cbabynurse

cbabynurse

L&D, MB, AP, Nursery, Triage, OR, MedSur
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cbabynurse specializes in L&D, MB, AP, Nursery, Triage, OR, MedSur.

I've been a nurse for nearly 16yrs. Over 13yrs as an OB nurse (MB, Nursery, L&D, Triage, AP)

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  1. What's The Weirdest Name You've Heard A Patient Name Her Baby?

    I just remembered a Spanish Interpreter I used to to work with... Her name was Areola. I believe she was from Columbia. But, I think it means the same in Spanish as it does in English.
  2. What's The Weirdest Name You've Heard A Patient Name Her Baby?

    Last year, my son had a classmate (a boy, mind you) named "Cylense" - pronounced "silence."
  3. Currently, I'm an RN in NC, a Compact state. I'm moving back to my hometown of Chattanooga, TN, which is also a Compact state. However, Chattanooga is on the state-line with GA, which is NOT a Compact state. Here's the issue... I'll actually be LI...
  4. I would think that posting a short note saying that you're praying for them, or something to that affect, would be OK. However, it would be a HIPAA violation to "share" or "link" that web page or site to anyone else. In the first situation, the PARE...
  5. Confusing shoe restrictions!

    It means you have to have "good, professional" shoes. Many of the popular, comfortable shoes today are not really appropriate for the hospital. For instance, canvas isn't water (or blood, urine, vomit) proof. Leather usually is. For a while, Croc...
  6. What's The Weirdest Name You've Heard A Patient Name Her Baby?

    this past summer i had a pt who was a teacher & we started talking about crazy names. she had one of the most original names i've heard yet.... "la-a" (pronounced la-dash-a)
  7. Are "Baby Friendly" hospitals dishonoring cultural diversity

    I'm aware that Hispanic moms often think of their colostum as being dangerous & that they prefer to bottlefeed until their milk comes in. I usually bend over backwards to respect other cultures & beliefs... so long as there isn't a reason NOT...
  8. What's The Weirdest Name You've Heard A Patient Name Her Baby?

    I've had several weird (awful) names over the years..... "A Miracle" (the 1st name was actually the letter A), Candidas, Areola, Gonorrhea (pronounced Ga-NOR-ea, the mom saw it on her chart & thought it looked pretty!) But one of the better on...