Mommy & Me Expo

Over the weekend, my hospital, Methodist South, hosted their annual "Mommy & Me Expo". This prenatal health fair featured prenatal yoga classes, prenatal education, breastfeeding education, a chance to meet our Physicians and nurses, and food & prizes! We also had guest venders like Memphis Children's Clinic, LeBonheur Children's Hospital, Apgardian, and A Step Ahead … Continue reading Mommy & Me Expo

Epidurals

It’s a pretty well known fact that labor pain is probably the worst pain you will experience… EVER. As a labor and delivery nurse, I see women in labor all the time. Some women handle the pain of labor extremely well (I believe these women are aliens). The majority of women display that they are … Continue reading Epidurals

Operating Room

Today in clinical I was able to observe a diagnostic laparoscopy to diagnose a patient's pelvic pain. This teenage patient has been suffering from debilitating pelvic pain for several months. Her symptoms point to endometriosis, but the only way to diagnose this is through visualization, hence the laparoscopic procedure. It was pretty amazing to see … Continue reading Operating Room