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May 27, 2020

Why Babies Cry

Babies cry. There is no way around it. They can’t talk and tell you what is upsetting them, so they cry. As your baby becomes familiar with the many nuances of life outside the womb, it may help to remember all the changes he or she is experiencing.

As her new digestive system gets...

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May 20, 2020

What about “right now?”

Twenty years ago, I huddled around an empty chocolate tin. I had three kids and a husband. It was New Year’s Eve in Y2K (the year 2000). We decided to make a time capsule. We would open it in 2020. Back then, 2020 felt like eons away. On New Year’s Day of this year, that same family...

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May 14, 2020

History of Midwifery in New Mexico

The history of midwifery in New Mexico comes from a long linage of rural, indigenous, and modern midwives. Midwives are often much more to their patients and communities than birth assistants. They are the caregivers and empowerers of women and thusly families and communities. A women’s...

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May 8, 2020

Nurses Week 2020

Lovelace Women’s Hospital is filled with employees who are ready and prepared for the COVID-19 pandemic we are facing. We are lucky to have people who are innovative, smart and pride themselves on giving our patients exceptional care, while maintaining a...

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May 6, 2020

Trends in Obstetric Nursing

On the heels of National Nurses’ Day (May 6), I asked my co-worker, who has been a Labor and Delivery nurse for over 20 years, to reflect on her experience. She shared:

“I embarked on a new career in Obstetric Nursing in 1990, which gives me 20 years on which to reflect....

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May 6, 2020

National Nurses Week 2020

Being noble is defined as having, showing, or coming from personal qualities that people admire (such as honesty, generosity, courage, etc.) There are a few noble professions in this world. Practicing medicine is one of them. And being a nurse is perhaps the noblest in the...

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March 30, 2020

Combat social distancing with technology

The COVID-19 pandemic has reignited the practice of social distancing. Advised by government and health officials, social distancing is essential to slowing the spread of the coronavirus.

To keep our patients and staff safe, we now have a no-visitor policy with few exceptions until...

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March 27, 2020

Activities for You & Your Children

Re-engage, Reconnect and Make Memories!

Unexpected time at home can be a transition. There can be added stressors when you are worried about work and illness. Try taking a few moments to re-engage and reconnect with your family. Make some memories. If you’re looking for activities...

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March 23, 2020

7 Tips for Mental Health when Social Distancing

Managing stress and anxiety during this time of uncertainty will make you, and those around you stronger. If you are practicing social distancing or home quarantining here are a few helpful tips to maintain and improve your mental health.

  • Establish healthy routines during...
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March 22, 2020

Pregnant During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Stay up to date with the latest information from the CDC here.

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