ack! nurses on strike! - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 2 Old 10-10-2007, 12:12 PM - Thread Starter
 
mingtor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 7
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Is anyone else affected by the Bay Area Sutter hospital network nursing strike? The nurses begin striking today, and could be locked out until next Tuesday. Eeek! If I went into labor in the next week or so, I would be delivering in a hospital where I would have to cross a picket line, plus the hospital would have a skeleton staff of 'scab' nurses flown in from Georgia.

Ugh. One of the appeals of the hospital where I'm delivering is that the nurses there are very supportive of natural births. Now I just don't know what to expect. Well, I'm only at 39 weeks now...and first babies are on average born after their EDD...crossing fingers...
mingtor is offline  
#2 of 2 Old 10-11-2007, 10:51 AM
 
Lukas's Mama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: northern California
Posts: 100
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
hugs mama, deep breaths.
I heard on KCBS today that they are just cancelling electives and that Alta Bates has plenty of good nurses. I'm HBing but I thought of all the mamas who would be a little nervous at a nursing strike.
Lukas's Mama is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off