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Tag Archives // Nurse Advice

Preparing For Your Amazing Birth

June 23, 2018 // Birth & Breastfeeding // Comments

One thing I get asked quite frequently in my work is, ‘I want to prepare for my upcoming birth. What do you think about having a birth plan?’. I love being asked this question as it opens up a great […]

When Your Child Has Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

June 12, 2018 // Parenting // Comments

Recently the dreaded and very contagious Hand Food and Mouth Disease crept into our home and spread to our youngest child. One minute our three year old daughter was her usual self and a few hours later she was telling […]

Taking Your Child To The Emergency Room

October 26, 2017 // Parenting, Pure Mama // Comments

Being a mum and a nurse means that I view many childhood ailments a little differently than a non medical mama. I tend to have a higher tolerance for sickness before taking them to the doctors or heading to an […]

Post Partum Recovery: Five Insider Tips

October 17, 2017 // Birth & Breastfeeding, Parenting // Comments

Congratulations! You’re pregnant! Cue the mixed bag of emotions as you process what this means for you. Soon you’ll become an on line expert on every single thing there is to know about pregnancy. You will know just big your […]

Hi, I’m Andrea And I’m A Nurse

May 11, 2016 // Birth & Breastfeeding // Comments

Becoming a nurse came quite naturally for me. I had been an asthma patient through out my childhood and that gave me my first introduction to nurses. Having to stay over night in the paediatrics ward without your parents, makes […]

Five Ways To Get Through A Crappy Day

March 29, 2016 // Parenting, Pure Mama // Comments

Whether you have no kids, lots of kids or one kid, crappy days happen to all of us. Hard days aren’t just reserved for adulthood, sometimes your toddler has a crappy day and it rubs off on you and then […]