Grad student
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Last Week of Grad School

Last Week of Grad School !!!  This week is my last week in school!  It is very hard to believe.   Seems so unreal, but I am very happy to see the light at the end of a tunnel.  Yay!  Eeeeeek! Next Monday, I will be taking big exit/final exam, which is comprehensive of everything I… Continue reading Last Week of Grad School

Grad Student
Blog Posts, For Nurses and medical professionals

Grad School Survival Guide

Grad School Survival Guide  I often get asked, "How do you do it all?", "How can you deal with being in school, working, and taking care of your family?", "How do you survive grad school?".  For the most part, setting your priorities straight and being able to sacrifice some things is how you do it. … Continue reading Grad School Survival Guide

For nurses and medical professionals
Blog Posts, For Nurses and medical professionals

40 Ways to Know You Are a Labor and Delivery Nurse

40 Ways to Know You Are a Labor and Delivery Nurse I love what I do, every moment of it!  In my 8+ years of being a labor and delivery nursing I have seen the good, the bad, and the ugly of labor and delivery and still would not change it to anything.  In fact,… Continue reading 40 Ways to Know You Are a Labor and Delivery Nurse

Random facts about me
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Random Facts About Me

Random Facts About Me Since I am a newbie at this blogging thing, I thought you might enjoy getting to know me a little bit more.  So here are some random facts about me.  Let me know if you have any questions or comments on these or anything else you would like to find out… Continue reading Random Facts About Me

mommy shame
Blog Posts, For patients

The Mommy Shame

The Mommy ShameMotherhood is hard.  It might be a lot harder you have ever imagined.  Do you ever feel that the very people that you look up to for support are the ones criticising and shaming you the most?  Have encountered the mommy shame in yet?  I remember being criticized for many things during pregnancy and… Continue reading The Mommy Shame

Spending time with my girls
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Spending Time With My Girls: My Everyday Mom Life

Spending Time With My Girls: Everyday Mom Life Check out one of my recent video updates on how I spend my days and just a little fun at the end of the day with my two daughters. https://youtu.be/7Idao4DkpBY   Let me know how you like to spend your free time or quality time with family. If you… Continue reading Spending Time With My Girls: My Everyday Mom Life

Women's Health Screening
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Women’s Health Screening: What to Expect at Your Annual Gynecologic Health Appointment

Women's Health Screening: What to Expect at Your Annual Gynecologic Health Appointment An annual trip to the Gyn office is not something many women are looking forward to.  However, it is one of those things you have to do every year if you are mindful of your health.  Recently, there have been many changes in… Continue reading Women’s Health Screening: What to Expect at Your Annual Gynecologic Health Appointment

From an Experienced to a Newbie
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Things to remember when starting a new career

From an Experienced to a Newbie: Things to remember when starting a new career  I know, you might think that I got it backward and normally you go from newbie to experienced.  Well, not in my case.  This week my thoughts are regarding going from an experienced to a newbie. An experienced RN to a new midwife to… Continue reading Things to remember when starting a new career

Nursing qualities
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What Makes a Good Nurse?

What Makes One a Good Nurse? So what makes one a good nurse and what nursing qualities should a good nurse possess? Let me start with my personal story. My Story As long as I can remember myself, I always wanted to be in a medical field and then when I knew the difference, a nurse… Continue reading What Makes a Good Nurse?

Midwifery vs obstetrics
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Midwifery vs Obstetric care

Midwifery vs Obstetric care Midwifery vs obstetric care has been a controversial topic in some circles.  For some, it is hard to decide which one is better or more important. My answer is: Neither.  They both have a place and time.  For low-risk pregnancies, midwifery care would be more appropriate and for high-risk pregnancies, the… Continue reading Midwifery vs Obstetric care