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Working As A Nurse While Pregnant

By taking proper precautions and always putting safety first, working as a nurse while pregnant is possible.  Here are 9 helpful tips for pregnant nurses. Take care of yourself first, mama…

Pregnant Nurse Precautions To Consider At Work

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…

Nurse Health: Self Care For 12 Hour Shifts

If you are like a lot of hardworking shift workers you may at times feel overworked, exhausted and even burned out.  
Everyone knows that 12 hour shift schedules can be extremely demanding.  What are you doing for yourself to ensure that you stay healthy and thrive? With a little preparation and focus on your personal well-being you can be both a healthy nurse and give great care to your patients.  Its time to focus on nurse self care…

The Best Compression Stockings For Nurses

If there is anyone who NEEDS to be wearing compression stockings or socks, its nurses (or anyone who is one their feet for 12+ hours a day!). This post contains information about what compression stocking levels mean and the benefits of wearing compression stockings for every shift. Also read more about how to find the right compression stockings for you…

3 Reasons Why Nurses Need To Wear Compression Stockings

Being a nurse often requires being on your feet for 12 hour shifts or longer which can cause various venous health issues over time. Here are the three most important reasons RN’s should start wearing compression stockings at work…