Nurse Mom Life
Nurse Mom Life
NURSE MOM LIFE
Breast feeding can be hard for a new mom (it certainly was for me!). Then, when I finally got the hang of it, my maternity leave was almost over and I had a whole new problem to figure out: How am I supposed to continue breastfeeding while working as a busy registered nurse? Well, its been one year and I am still pumping successfully as a nurse working in the emergency department. The #1 thing I have learned is that if you don’t plan ahead, pumping at work as a nurse can be extremely difficult. But with the right pumping tools and a lot of determination you will find that you can make pumping fit right into your busy nursing schedule! Here are 8 pumping essentials that nurses need to pump at work.
Over the last month I have been interviewing fellow nurse moms to find out how they manage to squeeze in a workout while balancing motherhood and 12 hour shifts. The feedback I received was very encouraging! The conversations I had with these nurses convinced me that it is in fact very possible to stay fit when it seems that there is no more time in the day. Read more to learn how.
My biggest challenge as a busy nurse & mom blogger is simply finding the time to work on my blog. This post discusses ways that I manage to grow my blog despite having a very busy work and home schedule. Blogging on a very busy schedule is possible!
As an ER nurse who delivered my second baby in early 2018, I have done a lot of research about occupational hazards that pregnant nurses must be aware of when working at the hospital. My intent was to make sure that it was safe for me to continue working in such a physically demanding environment with so many potential occupational hazards. Pregnant nurses shouldn’t be afraid to work in the hospital. In fact, I am so glad that I was able to continue working safely because it helped me save money for maternity leave. Read on see how you can stay safe and healthy while working as a pregnant nurse!
A journalist at the Huntington Post contacted me about a month ago through my blog. She asked if my husband and I would be interested in being interviewed for a piece that she was doing about what it was like being married to an ER nurse. Of course I said yes!