Monday, March 29, 2010

OB in 2010… a Different World

I loved the report I received from the off-going nurse my last shift. The patient was stabilizing after having preterm contractions at 24 week with twins.

“The babies are surprisingly easy to find,” my colleague said encouragingly.

“The first heartbeat can be found just above the butterfly tattoo on her right lower abdomen. And, the second is just north of the belly button ring.”

What a crack up.

But you know…twins can be hard to find. It was actually really helpful to have those great landmarks.

I can’t wait ‘til it's popular to tattoo entire grids on the tummy. You know, like the old Battleship game.

I’d love to hear that report.

“You’ll find the first twin at B-2 and the second at G-6.”

I’ll actually look forward to multiples!

(No offense mommies. But, oh my, those sweet little twins, trips, quads, quints…are often so hard to monitor!)


14 comments:

mama's smitten said...

That's funny! Who would have thought!

~*Michelle*~ said...

HA! Love it!

....and I love the new look to your blog/place!

Miss you TONS! Praying you are blessed with a beautiful Easter.

jennykate77 said...

This is too funny!...but I can imagine that the belly button ring and butterfly tattoo would make great "landmarks".

I love the new red layout!! Hope you have a great week!♥

Beth E. said...

Hahaha....that's great!

Mighty M said...

Did you repost this? Cause the comment I left this morning is gone! ;)

brian said...

Great post, babe...

Semi-Slacker Mom said...

Love the new look! Doesn't that BB ring need to come out soon?!? Ouch.

Shana said...

How funny! I love the new look! 11 years ago, a girl came into the office I was working at. After an xray...the doc came to me & wanted to know what in the world had went wrong. He couldn't figure out why her bully button ring was so low or did we not make her remove her pants? I had to explain to a 67 year old man that that *wasn't her bully button ring! Good times...

RN Mama said...

That's too funny!

I love your new look, the colors are so vibrant! Love it!

He & Me + 3 said...

lOL Love that you were able to find them easily from the directions. Funny

Lesli said...

How funny, you crack me up.. LOVE the new look, your pictures are awesome!

Stacie, A Firefighter's Wife said...

LOL! Very cute!

Rebekah said...

Thanks for the Laugh. Its so true. Love your new blog look. Have an awesome Easter. Love the new pics of your kids. They are very cute. GRowing, Growing Growing

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I love the new look to your blog/place!
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