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Tag Archives // Delivery room

Tired And Crabby

April 12, 2013 // Parenting // No Comments

Going back to work after this maternity leave has been a bit of a bumpy transition for me. Of course, I am very grateful that I get to do work that is meaningful to me and constantly sparking the birthy […]

Goodbye Nurse Amy

March 28, 2012 // Uncategorized // No Comments

It was time for baby Josie to be born and I was admitted into the exact same room where I had given birth to Ben 3 years before. It felt sweet and calm to be back in the same space […]

The Big ONE! With Lots Of F* Bombs For Added Enjoyment

January 22, 2012 // Uncategorized // No Comments

I was debating about whether or not to write about my birth story of sweet baby Josephine, Do people like reading other peoples birth stories? After some thought I decided of course I wanted to document the grand occasion! I’ve […]

‘Your Going To Be Giving Birth At Work?’

October 6, 2011 // Uncategorized // No Comments

It’s true, I gave birth to my first baby at my work place. Not too many people can say that unless they work from home and had a home birth, or maybe they had a ‘surprise’ birth in the bathroom […]

Giving Thanks

August 21, 2010 // Uncategorized // No Comments

I do not do my work for thank you cards, or gifts or Starbucks coffee cards. I do it because, as a labor and delivery nurse, I really enjoy birth and caring for families. Of course it is still a […]

Free Birth Versus The Booked Cesarean Birth

July 5, 2010 // Uncategorized // No Comments

When it comes to birthing babies there are multiple ways to go about having a healthy term baby and a positive birth experience. The more you explore the various options that are available, the more you become in charge of […]

Peeing On A Stick: When Should I Announce My Pregnancy? (Not Mine!)

May 30, 2010 // Uncategorized // No Comments

If I am certain of anything it is that two lines on a pregnancy test does not mean you are are going to have a baby. This is my personal experience and also my professional experience working with child bearing […]

The Nurses In My Life: I’m Celebrating Nurses Week!

May 11, 2010 // Uncategorized // One Comment

I went into nursing school totally unaware of what a career in nursing actually entailed. I did not think about the oozy gross things or the potentially rude violent patients or the really horrible sad things. I did not think […]

I Remember Your Birth Story: Part 1

January 22, 2010 // Uncategorized // No Comments

I get to live and experience so many peoples birth stories and it is really a privilege. While I can’t share with you the exact details and situations of peoples births I can write fictitious stories that are drawn from […]

How to bring your camera into the delivery room (and live to talk about it)

August 24, 2009 // Uncategorized // No Comments

I was lucky. As a first-time father-to-be I had the benefit of a wife who had already assisted with hundreds of deliveries. I knew I wanted to take pictures of our son’s birth but I had to clear with my […]