Room 301: My Birth Story as an L&D Nurse

Room 301: My Birth Story as an L&D Nurse

November 2017. I had been a labor and delivery (L&D) nurse for 4 years at that time, and had endured almost everything the textbooks talk about. My husband and I were ready to start our own family and had no fear of doing so. We got pregnant right away and found...
5 Things I Would Tell My Postpartum Self

5 Things I Would Tell My Postpartum Self

Postpartum anxiety. Entirely too common, yet barely spoken on.  Picture this: You’re at your 2 week incision check up from your C-section from having your first baby. You’re sleep deprived, wearing milk stained clothes, engorged breasts, and you’re just trying to get...
Social Support During the Journey to Motherhood

Social Support During the Journey to Motherhood

Dear fellow mothers, As a passionate advocate for maternal wellness and a researcher dedicated to improving social support for new mothers through innovative technology design, I am excited to discuss the profound significance of social support during the journey to...