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Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   11-19-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By amyjrn23
At every hospital I've ever worked at when moms...

At every hospital I've ever worked at when moms come in who just deliveried like at home or in car kinda thing they are admitted as postpartum (at least 24 hours) the baby gets not only the...
Forum: Birth Stories   11-14-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,192
Posted By amyjrn23
I've been a labor nurse for awhile now and was...

I've been a labor nurse for awhile now and was around when "cesareans on demand" first gained popularity.

In the beginning a lot of OBs wouldn't do them. Then I had one say to me, "If a woman can...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-15-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 854
Posted By amyjrn23
Because someone is trying to convince a man he...

Because someone is trying to convince a man he is the father when he's not.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-30-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 634
Posted By amyjrn23
Please understand that I am not trying to be...

Please understand that I am not trying to be mean or disrespectful. Thatt this is only my opinion based on my experiences. My advice may sound harsh, but please look at it as "tough love".

As a...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-25-2009, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,158
Posted By amyjrn23
Rectal cytotec is the new methergin! It can be...

Rectal cytotec is the new methergin! It can be given both after a vaginal delivery or C/S for the treatment of PPH when pitocin isn't enough. Methergin has the side effect of increasing blood...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-18-2009, 10:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By amyjrn23
This is a very difficult question to answer...

This is a very difficult question to answer because it varies so greatly from provider to provider. Most of the MWs in my area go by the 24 hour rule. Meaning that if you are not in active labor in...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-18-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By amyjrn23
Quote: Originally Posted by Bokonon...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bokonon http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14692150)
By evident symptoms, I meant outwardly...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-18-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By amyjrn23
Quote: Originally Posted by AlexisT...

Quote:
Originally Posted by AlexisT http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14692243)
I am not sure that the distinction between...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-18-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By amyjrn23
There are only 3 types of c-sections. ...

There are only 3 types of c-sections.

Elective

Urgent

Emergent

The terms stat c-section and crash c-section are not relevant medical terms anymore. They used to be, but not now. Urgent...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-18-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By amyjrn23
I think we need to work on our vocabulary....

I think we need to work on our vocabulary. Having a c-section for a failed induction is NOT an emergency c-section. Neither is having one for CPD or FTP.

Having a vaginal delivery is...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-17-2009, 04:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By amyjrn23
I'm an L&D nurse and this is my advice. The...

I'm an L&D nurse and this is my advice. The absolute best thing any women wanting a natural/minimal intervention birth can to is to call the L&D unit (or have spouse call) and say:

"Hello my name...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   11-11-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,772
Posted By amyjrn23
3. is there anyone who has had a similar...

3. is there anyone who has had a similar experience without having it repaired for a year or two? This is her first baby and nursing is going well now - she had every intention of nursing a minimum...
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