Mom Knows Best : A Giveaway- Pampers Wants You To Thank A Nurse

Monday, November 9, 2015

A Giveaway- Pampers Wants You To Thank A Nurse



   It has been a while since my last baby was born, but I remember that joyful day that happened 7 years ago. I have 5 children and I remember all their births. My children's births were filled with plenty of pain but also plenty of joy. There were many nurses who helped me to bring my children into this world. Their births would not have been possible without the help of nurses. These nurses took great care of me when I was in labor and when I pushed my baby into this world. They helped me manage the pain of childbirth and helped me learn how to take care of my new baby.

  One event that I remember, of a time a nurse took good care of me, was 21 years ago when my second child was born. It was a long labor for me and my son came into the world with the cord wrapped around his neck two times. Thankfully he was fine. Since he was born at 5:30 AM, we were both worn out. The nurse took my son to the nursery so I could sleep. When it was time to feed him, the nurse brought my son to me. This was my first time breast feeding and the nurse was there to help me learn. My son had a hard time latching on and the nurse patiently helped me through the process. She showed me how to hold him in a good position to help him latch on. When that did not work, she brought me items to further help my son nurse. She did everything that she could to help my son and I succeed at breastfeeding. My son was not able to latch on to nurse, due to weak mouth muscles(we did not know this at the time), and I made the decision to formula feed. That same nurse comforted me and let me know I was still an awesome mom. She let me know I did not fail my child by formula feeding. Two and a half years later is when we discovered more about how weak my son's mouth muscles were. He was not talking and needed therapy to strengthen the mouth muscles. It was a joyful event when my child finally talked at age three and a half.


  Can you remember a time when your child was born that a nurse helped you? Pampers would like you to nominate that special nurse through the Thank You Nurses Awards program. You can nominate a nurse in three award categories:  Labor & Delivery, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Postpartum. 


  That special nurse, if selected as a one of three finalists, will be honored with a short documentary videos showcasing their unique and inspirational nursing stories. The nurse will also receive a one-year membership to the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), attendance at the 2016 AWHONN Convention, Procter & Gamble care packages, and more.  Their award will also help other nurses complete their studies toward a Master of Science in Nursing degree as three Pampers Swaddlers scholarships will be made available to underrepresented groups.


 Pampers invites parents to share their stories of nurses who helped make life #betterforbaby by submitting a nurse nomination to the Pampers Swaddlers Thank You Nurses Awards at www.tongal.com/pampersnurses. Nurse nominations can be submitted between November 10th and December 14th.

  So think of a nurse who was there for you when you had your baby and nominate them through the Thank You Nurses Award. These nurses who help bring our babies into the world deserve our thanks. Click on the below link to nominate your favorite nurse.

                                          www.tongal.com/pampersnurses 


  • See details and official rules at spr.ly/6181BPvMF
  • Winner must be a resident of the US or Puerto Rico, 18 years or older. 
  • Nomination period ends 12/14/15 at 3PM EST
Giveaway

I have a $100 AmEx gift card and a pack of Pampers Swaddlers to giveaway to one of my readers. All I ask in return is to help me get the word out about this special award, nominating a nurse would be awesome,but not required to enter my giveaway.

                                    a Rafflecopter giveaway

This giveaway is open to US residents 18 years of age or older. Chances of winning giveaway depends on number of entries. All entries will be verified. Winner will be notified within 24 hours of end of contest and will then have 48 hours to respond to the email or a new winner will be chosen.  Void where prohibited.

Want more chances to win diapers and AmEx gift cards? Then join The Pamper #ThankYouNurses Twitter Party, hosted by iConnect will take place on November 19 from 8-9pmCST.  Prizes will include:
                          Prize 1: $50 AMEX plus diapers and wipes
                          Prize 2: $75 AMEX plus diapers and wipes
                          Prize 3: $125 AMEX plus diapers and wipes
                         Grand Prize: $350 AMEX plus diapers and wipes
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Disclosure:
 “This review was made possible by iConnect and Pampers. I was provided compensation to facilitate this post, but all opinions are 100% mine." 

147 comments:

  1. My "baby" was born so long ago that I don't remember the nurses at all

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  2. I think the nurse who helped me was named Nancy. This was years ago :)

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  3. I just gave birth 7 weeks ago and the nurse I remember being the most helpful was named Tiffany.

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  4. I had a really tough time with my first kid(years ago). I was so scared, but the nurse I had was a champ. She talked to me and held my hand the whole time. She was great.

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  5. I don't remember the names of my nurses 30+ years ago when my daughters were born. However, I do remember one nurse when my first daughter was born and she was extremely helpful with showing me how to get her to latch on properly.

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  6. I had my children years ago and don't remember names but I have a good friend named Amy who works in labor and delivery as a nurse and I'm sure she is very special.

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  7. I can not remember the nurses that took care of me when I had my son or daughter, but I remember how special they were, and my sister helped me out a lot and she is such a special person to me because she is a nurse! She helped me with a lot of my child rearing questions.

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  8. I had a wonderful nurse named Lisa when I had my second son. She was so patient and willing to help with anything I needed. She went above and beyond. I would like to nominate her.

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  9. I don't remember the nurses who assisted me with my kids. There seemed to be a number of them.

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  10. I dont remember the name of the nurse but she was wonderful.

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  11. I remember the nurse when my first child was born because she was also my lamaze coach. She was so awesome and went on to become a licensed counselor. This was over 35 years ago.

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  12. When my Granddaughter was born my daughter had a great nurse, but unfortunately we don't remember her name.

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  13. I don't remember the name of the nurse. It was a few years ago.

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  14. I honestly don't remember her name, but she was wonderful!

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  15. I had an awesome nurse! I will nominate her.

    rounder9834 @yahoo.com

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  16. My baby is going to be 23 in a few weeks, I really cannot remember any names of nurses. I do recall that they all were very nice and helpful :)

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  17. We haven't had our first yet, so I cannot :(

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  18. I had several nurses assist me but I cannot remember their names.

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  19. I had the best l&d nurse!! So thankful and I will nominate her

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  20. I had the best l&d nurse!! So thankful and I will nominate her

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  21. I had a few good nurses when I had my son but it was a few years ago and I don't remember their names

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  22. I recently had a baby, so I need to nominate my amazing nurse(s) that took care of me.

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  23. I don't remember any of the nurses but My daughters Aunt is an OB tech at the hospital where I had my C-section of my last child and she stayed past her shift to be in there with me. I was so glad she was there.

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  24. No, I can't, so I can't nominate one.

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  25. When my first babies were born (twin girls), I was in Iraq so I missed it but do remember a few nurses for my other kids

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  26. I dont remember any special nurse

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  27. Yes her name was Gail but I no longer know where she is at

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  28. I am so grateful to all the nurses that assisted me all throughout my labor and delivery. I don't exactly remember the names, but their faces are.

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  29. I great great nurses with our first born.
    I had all kinds of questions and they were so patient.
    thank you

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  30. Most of my nurses were amazing, but I don't remember their names.

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  31. I don't remember thename of my nurse but she was great!

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  32. When I had a c section with my daughter there was an older nurse who really helped me and was understanding. I didn't nominate her but I did write a good review for her through the hospital.

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  33. The two nurses who were there for me during my delivery of my last child were so friendly and helpful. They constantly asked me what I wanted to do which I appreciated because I wanted this delivery to be done my way unlike my first delivery. They were so caring and I wish I would have known about this then because I would have nominated them!

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  34. I have had some awesome nurses at all of my births. I am so very lucky!

    maggie at literary winner dot com

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  35. My kids are grown, so it's been too long to remember.

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  36. Dorothy was the nurse who helped me the most when my baby was born. I still think of her kindness all the time.

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  37. I don't remember the nurses from when I gave birth. I am sure they were all nice, but no one really stood out.

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  38. Well I'm a nurse and know there are a number of nurses who help out but you are so tired at this time. I don't doubt that new moms don't remember all their names.

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  39. A nurse named Wanda was very kind to me with the birth of my third child.

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  40. I really had a tough time nursing my son, but the hospital staff helped me through it.

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  41. I just heard about this online - what a great thing to do!! There are so many wonderful nurses.

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  42. I don't recall any of the nurses specifically.

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  43. I have had 3 births and some pretty amazing nurses that helped me during and after. But I particularly remember a lady from my third birth of my youngest daughter. She was just the nicest person and she made me feel so comfortable and at home, I will always remember her.

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  44. My youngest is 9 so I have no idea of any names. I did nominate my best friend though that is a nurse.

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  45. Unfortunately, the nurses that were present at my only hospital birth were awful. :-/ I certainly wouldn't nominate them, even if I remembered their names.

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  46. i only have one friend whose had a baby but i'll see if she has anyone to nominate

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  47. I think a nurse helped show me how to breastfeed when I was having trouble with it.

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  48. What an incredible story your nurse is a woman of true character and just goes to show that there are still some good health professionals out there x

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  49. I had a lot of good nurses for my deliveries but I don't have just one that stands out in particular.

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  50. Pampers is a brand that moms have been using for years! I think it's great that they're doing this to honor nurses. What a lovely project.

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  51. Heather Hayes PanjonNovember 10, 2015 at 4:54 PM

    So Many Nurses Helped Me, I Can Think Of One Particular Nurse That Showed So Much Care And Compassion, Her Name Is Sara, I'd Nominate Her.

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  52. I had my last "baby" almost 40 years ago-I don't remember the nurses.

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  53. I had my last "baby" almost 40 years ago-I don't remember the nurses.

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  54. I cannot remember the nurses who helped.

    kport207 at gmail dot com

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  55. I don't remember the nurse, but I know that they all were kind

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  56. I don't remember the name of my nurse but she is really amazing and doing great

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  57. I'm so glad that you remember all kind nurses, Pampers is very popular brand.

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  58. I remember the wonderful nurses who helped my friends preemie twins survive....they certainly deserve it!

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  59. I still remember that joyful day too! I I still remember the nurse who worked in the NICU but don't know her name

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  60. I've been a long time user of pampers cause of the quality of their diapers. I'd love to join if this is open internationally but if not I'll inform my sister from the US to join here. ~Pearliza Paguio

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  61. It has been awhile since I had babies. I'd like to thank the nurse that helped with the birth of my son.
    Jennifer Rote

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  62. I love this! I was a nurse for 11 years and can tell you, there aren't enough thanks flowing out there ;)

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  63. The nurse I had with my first born was very nice and helpful. She answered all our questions and was there when needed,

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  64. The nurse who stayed with me thru the delivery of my last child was an angel named Sue. She was one of the best and perfectly suited for her profession.

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  65. I do remember one nurse who was really helpful during my daughter's birth, she knew exactly what she was doing. This is such a nice way to thank nurses for all they do :)

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  66. There is a wonderful nurse named Erica that helped me! She happens to be a friend of mine to this day :)
    addictedtorodeo at gmail dot com
    Ashley C

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  67. The nurses that took care of me and my daughter after I gave birth were incredible!

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  68. (for Heidi G.)
    Nurses really are the backbone of our healthcare industry. I love to see them being highlighted!

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  69. I haven't had the joy of carrying s child to completion/labour, but I have had the care of nurses for other things and they really make an impact. Thank God for them!

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  70. My daughter was born long ago in a faraway place that even if I could remember the names, I could not get there. Will share with my daughter so she can say thanks to the nurses who helped with my granddaughter.

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  71. It is great that Pampers is finding a way to reach out and thank nurses!

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  72. What a wonderful way to thank someone who was especially wonderful when we needed it. I love this program!

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  73. My baby is 37 years old so I have no nurse to nominate, but my baby is expecting a baby in March and I'd love to win for her.

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  74. I am expecting so I haven't experienced this yet. But I picked a wonderful hospital so maybe I will have a few nurses to nominate!

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  75. What a great give away !- will be great for a young mom

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  76. Can remember face but no name. But I'm bad with remembering names anyways. Nurses are amazing!

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  77. My children are in college but the nurses who helped me back then were wonderful. My sister-in-law is a registered nurse in South Carolina & I want to commend her for all that she does, it is not an easy job.

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  78. My favorite nurse that most stands out is Nurse Janet. When I had my first baby, everything was totally new to me and my milk wasn't coming in. She told me to start pumping (as well as having the baby suck on my breast like I was doing). After trying a couple of pumping sessions, my milk finally came in and I was so relieved. I wish I would have started pumping to help get the milk going right away, but am so thankful to her for her advice! Julie smartsavvymama@gmail.com

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  79. Nurse Tammy at the CHOC NICU was the best!

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  80. There was one older nurse who helped us. We were terrified as new parents and she took the time to show us how to give our son a bath, diaper him, etc..., And assured us that we were doing and would do great!

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  81. Karen was the nurse that helped me, and she would bring me ice chips all the time because she knew I loved them!

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  82. I don't have any children, so I don't have any childbirth nurse stories, but my mother is a nurse and a wonderful woman; I admire her very much.

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  83. I don't have any children so no nurse stories there but I was once in the hospital very briefly and I remember one of the nurses being really great. I don't remember her name but she was a student nurse...probably why she was so excited about her job and going above and beyond. :D

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  84. i have a friend who is a nurse and i nominate her, she is amazing

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  85. It was a long time ago. I don't remember her name, but I still remember her face. She was very helpful.

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  86. It was so long ago and I didn't have chance to get personally involved with any of them. In/out hospital so quickly.

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  87. Both of my nurse midwives made the birthing experience so much easier, but that was so long ago, I don't remember their names.

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  88. Pampers is such a great brand. It's the only we've ever used with our two kids. All the nurses and midwifes were extremely helpful for both our kids births.

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  89. What a sweet post, unfortunately I can't remember the name of the nurses that where there for me. But I do remember the amazing care I received!

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  90. I dont have a clue of any of my nurses, been way to long.
    Visiting from MOON group, and share to Twitter today!
    You can also stop by and share post on my #OMHGWW if you like.

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  91. I don't know any of the nurses i had when my kids were born, but i didn't have any bad experiences!

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  92. I would nominate our family friend who is a nurse at Children's Hospital.

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  93. It's been 7 years since I had my last child, so I don't remember the names of my nurses. I do remember how wonderful they were, to me ans my child. I would definitely nominate them if I could remember their names.
    huntandride@hotmail.com

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  94. I didnt yet, but would love to nominate my nieces nurse! She was born way early and weighed only 1 pound 9 ounces. Her nurses had so much compassion and were so wonderful with the whole family! Today she is a healthy 7 year old thanks to all her wonderful nurses!

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  95. My bff is an awesome nurse, so I nominated her. She also just had her first baby last week!

    Entered the Rafflecopter as “Wild Orchid"

    Thanks for the chance to win!

    wildorchid985 AT gmail DOT com

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  96. I can't remember names :( but there were a few that stood out more then others.

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  97. Have not given birth yet, so no one to mention.

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  98. Too long ago for me to remember my children's birth nurses.

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  99. I cant recall the exact name of the nurse that delivered our baby

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  100. So happy so many of you had awesome nurses! My nurse wasn't bad but nothing stood out about her lol... I can't even remember the ladies name lol

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  101. My nurse that I had with my first child was so nice and patient and answered any baby questions I had. Brittney House

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  102. I had so many wonderful nurses with my deliveries but that was 20+ years ago so only their first names are still in my head!

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  103. I had so many wonderful nurses with my deliveries but that was 20+ years ago so only their first names are still in my head!

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  104. No but I work with a nurse at a homeless shelter and Janet is wonderful

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  105. THERE WERE A LOT OF GREAT NURSES WHEN MY KIDS WERE BORN, BUT THE NURSE AT THEIR PEDIATRICIAN'S OFFICE IS ESPECIALLY GREAT WITH THEM :)

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  106. My nurses changed so much I don't know if I could remember just one.

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  107. For this last delivery (twins), it was my first c-section after 3 natural births. There was an amazing nurse in the OR who held me and helped me calm down (I was bawling) while the anesthesiologist placed the spinal. She was great, and I didn't expect that kindness over my "silly natural birthing" emotions. I have no idea of her name, so no, I didn't nominate her.

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  108. I don't really remember a specific nurse because there were so many. I would say that one of the nurses that helped show me how to give my baby a bath was really nice and explained things really well.

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  109. I don't remember the names of the nurses, but that was a few years ago.

    rtrexel@gmail.com

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  110. I was fortunate to have 2 that joined me during my pregnancy consistently. Both Kim and Megan, my midwife and doula were at every appointment with me and stayed with me during the birth of my son. I had a home birth so it's a little different than going through all the shift changes at a hospital and not really getting to know who is helping you. They did things that most people request family and friends to do. They gave me massages during labor and after my son was born and we were resting, they both did light house work and laundry so that my husband and I could ease into parenthood easily. I didn't nominate them but I am going to now. They were a big part of my journey and I couldn't imagine another pregnancy without them.

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  111. No kids. I get an infusion every 6 weeks and the nurses there are very good.
    Thanks for the contest.

    slehan at juno dot com

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  112. All my nurses deserve a nomination but I would probably nominate my day nurse Beth, she was very helpful and dedicated. She even came in on her day off to see my home.

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  113. I'd like to nominate all the nurses who took care of my twins in NICU!

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  114. I don't remember the nurses names when I had my kids, but I remember one nurse when I had our son who was really helpful & caring & made sure we had everything we needed! I would love to nominate her, but I don't know her name anymore! My grandma was also a nurse & she really taught me how to give of yourself!

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  115. Yes, I wish I knew her name so I could nominate her. She came into my room and consoled me when I had to be kept in the hospital 2 extra nights after my second son was born. My older son wasn't able to stay the night with us and it was my first time spending the night away from him. I was heartbroken.

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  116. I can't but I do know of a great trauma nurse who deserves to be nominated.

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  117. i had many nurses who helped throughout multiple pregnancies i feel would be fitting for the reward but would be hard to nominate as i did not write names . i also would have a hard time choosing just one!

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  118. I don't remember her name but I'll always remember her kindness when my middle one was admitted for a few weeks at just 6 months old.

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  119. I don't remember names since my youngest is 29 yrs old but I want to thank all the nurses who took care of me for all 3 of my babies. I can't think of anything but good things from any of them.

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  120. I cant remember their names but I had a team of amazing nurses that helped me with everything.

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  121. No children. I do have a few family members that were/are nurses, though.

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  122. I'm 7 months pregnant with our first so we haven't gone through the birthing process yet but when we did our tour of the hospital the nurse that showed us around was so sweet, I hope she's one of my nurses when I give birth!

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  123. I would have to say that yes, there was one who was there when my family was not able to be. She (nurse) was wonderful, caring, and compassionate during my time of need . - shaunie

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  124. I was so out of it when my daughter was born, I have no clue who the nurses even were. I would love to nominate the nurse who helped my husband though

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  125. don't have any kids so no joy - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

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  126. The nurses at the Naval Hospital were wonderful in comparison to other's horror stories of delivering there.

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  127. Both my nurses were great. I wish I could remember their names.

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  128. It's been 30 years since my girl was born, but I do remember a spectacular male nurse I had.

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  129. it been to long for me to remember the nurse who helped deliver my baby but I would like to nominate the nurse who helped my son when he cut his thumb off

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  130. I can't remember, but I would nominate my grandmother who was a nurse for over 20 years!

    commonsenseandstilettos@yahoo.com
    Jasmine P

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  131. My dr's name is Dr. Self. She was great delivering my son!

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  132. my nurse was an old high school friend, and she actually stayed after her shift ended just so she could assist in my delivery

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  133. I don't remember her name, but she was wonderful!

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  134. My "baby" was born so long ago that I don't remember the nurses at all

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  135. I have not given birth to baby yet so I cannot nominate a labor and delivery nurse. However, I have been in the hospital twice in the last year and there are a couple of nurses who went above and beyond the call of duty to help me out. One of their names was Stephanie.

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  136. Unfortunately, I don't have children, but growing up my friend Amy's mom was a nurse and she was a wonderful woman.

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  137. I had such a wonderful nurse when I had my daughter who was born 2 months premature. She was so kind and caring and most of all encouraging. I wish I could nominate her but I am not sure where she is stationed now.
    Laurie Emerson
    lauraemerson17 at yahoo dot com

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  138. I nominated my sister who is a delivery nurse

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  139. My boys are grown now and I don't remember the nurses. But one of my best and long time friends is a hospice nurse. The work she does inspires me to appreciate life and not take a single day for granted.

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  140. There was a young nurse that would sympathize with me when I would be upset over not having my baby yet. She would assure me it would come before I knew it. And during labor, she was so kind and patient, doing all she could to make sure I was comfortable. Fifteen years later and I cherish every day with my daughter. And have never forgotten that kind nurse.

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