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Right Occiput Posterior

Posted on: September 14th, 2020

In Right Occiput Posterior (ROP), baby is head down and the back is to the side- the mother’s right side. This position can be deceptively reassuring. ROP is the most common of the four posterior positions. Right Occiput Posterior – Baby’s back favors mother’s right side and the back of baby’s head is towards mother’s…

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welcome baby ava 9-10-20

Posted on: September 11th, 2020

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blood clots after birth

Posted on: September 7th, 2020

You just had your baby.  When you go to the bathroom to refresh yourself you see blood clots. Is this normal? Which are the correct answers? –Blood that doesn’t immediately pass through your vagina and out of your body may form clots. Sometimes these clots can be especially large immediately after giving birth. While blood clots are normal after pregnancy, too many blood clots or very large blood clots can…

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baby first bath

Posted on: August 25th, 2020

Nurse Jackie’s tip of the week for 8-25-20 It’s time to give your newborn his first bath. What is the recommended time frame that the sponge bath be done?  Which answer is incorrect? Immediately if you are GBS positive  World Health Organization recommendation is after 24 hrs of birth Immediately no matter what Their is no…

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nurse jackies tip for 8-15-20

Posted on: August 15th, 2020

Your beautiful baby girl is two days old.  When you change her diaper you see mucus with a streak of blood from the vagina.  Why? This is not normal and you should call your pediatrician immediately  You may have injured the vagina during care and did not realize it This is how female babies get rid of…

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true real or false labor

Posted on: August 11th, 2020

You are 38 weeks pregnant and experiencing  lower abdominal and back pain . You are not sure if this is true, real labor or false labor, Braxton Hicks contractions.  How can you tell the difference? More than one answer,  You cannot tell without a vaginal exam If you walk or change your position and the contractions lessen or stop, they…

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no sleep with baby

Posted on: July 29th, 2020

You have not had a good night’s sleep in a while. You are feeling a little overwhelmed. The baby has been crying for a while and you can’t get the baby to stop crying – which of the following should you not do ? • Do skin to skin , • Trying feeding the baby…

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blood pressure and pregnancy

Posted on: July 21st, 2020

I’m in my first trimester and my blood pressure is a little high .  They recommend that I take  low dose Aspirin.  What is the incorrect answer? 1 –  Low-dose aspirin is known to reduce the risk for preeclampsia in high-risk women and has been proposed as a preventive therapy for preterm birth . 2- Preterm labor is the most common…

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placenta encapsulation

Posted on: July 12th, 2020

You just gave birth to your pride and joy and you want to encapsulate your placenta. However, your placenta is meconium stained, can you still do placenta encapsulation? Yes No Not sure? Than you need to take our VIRTUAL birthing classes Register here for our VIRTUAL classes Babies DO come with instructions! Did you know…

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Nurse Jackie birthing center of ny

Posted on: July 9th, 2020

Register for our Virtual Birthing Classes taught live by Nurse Jackie Register here for our VIRTUAL classes Babies DO come with instructions! Did you know we have GIFT CERTIFICATES Your family and friends can give you a loving gift that will last a life time – our gift certificates are perfect for mommies to be,…

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