Mom Tips & Tricks
Mom Tips & Tricks
MOM TIPS & TRICKS
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.
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.
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!
I experienced a silent placental abruption when I was 33 weeks pregnant. This is the story of how our “tiny but mighty” little girl made her entrance into the world and why we continue to thank our lucky stars everyday.
To all new parents: you gotta baby proof your house! It all happens so fast. First, baby starts to roll and crawl. Then they start “cruising.” And finally, your sweet little bundle of joy takes his or her first Frankenstein steps. And just like that, you have a walker! Now, I may be just a tad over zealous when it comes to baby proofing our house. I am an ER nurse and I have seen what can happen when a house isn’t baby proofed. I wrote this baby proofing checklist with the hope of encouraging other parents to take an active stance in baby proofing their homes and creating a safer environment for loved ones. Please read to learn more.