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Happy Hour with Bundle Birth Nurses

Two Labor and Delivery nurses changing the game in Obstetrics, one nurse and one patient at a time. Happy Hour with Bundle Birth Nurses is meant to fill the cups of L&D nurses and birth workers all over the world. Sarah and Justine share stories, research, and life in order to bring some happy to your hour. Join us once a week as we continue to change the game together!

#55 Our Dream Bundle Birthed Unit
#55 Our Dream Bundle Birthed Unit

In this final episode of the season, Sarah and Justine let their imaginations run wild as they dream up their ideal Labor and Delivery unit. They discuss why the details matter, and dig into why everything from lighting and sound, fragrance, windows, and even furniture and decor can make all the difference when it comes to building an environment that...

#54 Mindset Matters: How to Change the Way You Think and Unlock Your Best Self with Jason Hartanov

In this Episode, of Happy Hour with Bundle Birth Nurses, Sarah sits down with her mindset coach Jason Hartanov to explore tough questions about how we view ourselves, our careers, and our personal goals. Together, they expose the dangers of our inner saboteurs, challenge listeners to question how we show up in the world, and offer insights into how to...

#54 Mindset Matters: How to Change the Way You Think and Unlock Your Best Self with Jason Hartanov
#53 You Matter: Examining the Resources, Education, and Support Nurses Need to Thrive with Jonathan Webb, CEO of AWHONN
#53 You Matter: Examining the Resources, Education, and Support Nurses Need to Thrive with Jonathan Webb, CEO of AWHONN

In this episode of Happy Hour with Bundle Birth Nurses, Justine and Sarah interview Jonathan Webb, the Chief Executive Officer of AWHONN (Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses). They discuss the role of nurses in making a meaningful impact on women, birthing people, and the world. They explore the resources, education, and support AWHONN for nurses to live...

#52 Managing Emergencies: Stop & Drop, Vaginal Bleeding & HTN – Triage Part 3

In this third and final installment of our series on triage, Sarah and Justine explore the high-pressure world of triage emergencies. Learn tips for preparing yourself for anything that could walk in the door, from who to call to when to start IV meds, how much bleeding is too much, to how to navigate challenging doctor preferences vs. hospital policies....

#52 Managing Emergencies: Stop & Drop, Vaginal Bleeding & HTN – Triage Part 3
#51 R/O Labor, Liability, and Expecting the Unexpected – Triage Part 2
#51 R/O Labor, Liability, and Expecting the Unexpected – Triage Part 2

In this episode, Sarah and Justine dig into the most challenging questions and concerns impacting the triage process. Is this patient really in labor? How do I send patients home without discouraging them and while acknowledging their discomfort and concerns? How can you feel confident in your recommendations in the face of pressure around hospital liability and without facing looming...

#50 Tips for Triage: MIFTI, Coregulation, and Navigating Triage Part 1

In our exciting 50th podcast episode, Justine and Sarah dive into the crucial first steps of triage – the initial assessment. They discuss the key questions to ask, red flags to watch out for, the importance of teamwork, and how to prioritize patient needs. Whether you’re a seasoned triage nurse or starting to dip your toes into this complicated process,...

#50 Tips for Triage: MIFTI, Coregulation, and Navigating Triage Part 1
#49 The Power of First Impressions: Science-Based Tips for Building Rapport with Vanessa Van Edwards
#49 The Power of First Impressions: Science-Based Tips for Building Rapport with Vanessa Van Edwards

In this episode, multi-time bestselling author and renowned behavioral researcher on professional communication and leadership Vanessa Van Edwards joins us to give quick, practical, science based tips on how to best connect and build rapport with patients. Vanessa’s work has been featured in national and international media including Inc, Entrepreneur Magazine, CNN, CBS and many more. Her book, Captivate, has...

#48 Assessments: What Are We Missing with Suzanne McMurtry Baird

Explore the vital role of nursing assessment in maternal care as we dive into a candid conversation with Suzanne McMurtry Baird, a seasoned expert in obstetric nursing. Suzanne emphasizes the importance of understanding pathophysiology and the “why” behind assessments, highlighting how nurses can make a real difference in patient outcomes. Join us as we discuss the art of assessment, early...

#48 Assessments: What Are We Missing with Suzanne McMurtry Baird
#47 Reducing Stigma & Creating Healing Birth Experiences
#47 Reducing Stigma & Creating Healing Birth Experiences

In this emotional episode, Sarah shares about a woman she has supported as her birth coach for years. This client has had two traumatic births, as well as mental health diagnoses, and in former births, her care team made assumptions about her without seeing who she really was. For her third birth, this resilient woman advocated for herself, and her...

#46 The Enneagram: A Tool for Personal Growth and Enhancing Relationships with Jess McGrail

This thought-provoking episode delves into the Enneagram, a dynamic personality system that holds great wisdom to better understand ourselves and those around us. Join us as Jess McGrail, an Enneagram expert, shares her wisdom on how this tool can be used for personal awareness and growth. Jess offers practical advice for identifying your Enneagram type and what resources to trust...

#46 The Enneagram: A Tool for Personal Growth and Enhancing Relationships with Jess McGrail
#55 Our Dream Bundle Birthed Unit
#55 Our Dream Bundle Birthed Unit

In this final episode of the season, Sarah and Justine let their imaginations run wild as they dream up their ideal Labor and Delivery unit. They discuss why the details matter, and dig into why everything from lighting and sound, fragrance, windows, and even furniture and decor can make all the difference when it comes to building an environment that supports healthy and successful labor and delivery experiences. They explore why meaning, physical comfort, physical security, and spiritual well-being all work together to influence our mental and emotional state, whether we’re delivering a baby or just living our daily lives. Join us as we dream big in this very fun final episode. Thank you for listening and subscribing, and we look forward to seeing you next season!

#54 Mindset Matters: How to Change the Way You Think and Unlock Your Best Self with Jason Hartanov
#54 Mindset Matters: How to Change the Way You Think and Unlock Your Best Self with Jason Hartanov

In this Episode, of Happy Hour with Bundle Birth Nurses, Sarah sits down with her mindset coach Jason Hartanov to explore tough questions about how we view ourselves, our careers, and our personal goals. Together, they expose the dangers of our inner saboteurs, challenge listeners to question how we show up in the world, and offer insights into how to reshape the stories we tell and establish healthy routines to start each day on the right track. Hartonov shares his perspective on the importance of tackling limiting beliefs, explains why self-care isn’t selfish, and delves into why getting uncomfortable is essential to bring about real change.  This episode is full of surprising and insightful nuggets you won’t want to miss. Thank you for listening and subscribing.

#53 You Matter: Examining the Resources, Education, and Support Nurses Need to Thrive with Jonathan Webb, CEO of AWHONN
#53 You Matter: Examining the Resources, Education, and Support Nurses Need to Thrive with Jonathan Webb, CEO of AWHONN

In this episode of Happy Hour with Bundle Birth Nurses, Justine and Sarah interview Jonathan Webb, the Chief Executive Officer of AWHONN (Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses). They discuss the role of nurses in making a meaningful impact on women, birthing people, and the world. They explore the resources, education, and support AWHONN for nurses to live their best lives. They also talk about the importance of networking and collaboration in the nursing profession, and how AWHONN aims to bring about real change in areas such as equitable health outcomes, nurse compensation, workplace violence, and more. Jonathan emphasizes the value of diversity and cultural awareness in nursing, and the need to support nurses at every stage of their career. He invites nurses to get involved with AWHONN through their website or by contacting him directly. Thanks for listening & subscribing!

 

#52 Managing Emergencies: Stop & Drop, Vaginal Bleeding & HTN – Triage Part 3
#52 Managing Emergencies: Stop & Drop, Vaginal Bleeding & HTN – Triage Part 3

In this third and final installment of our series on triage, Sarah and Justine explore the high-pressure world of triage emergencies. Learn tips for preparing yourself for anything that could walk in the door, from who to call to when to start IV meds, how much bleeding is too much, to how to navigate challenging doctor preferences vs. hospital policies. We’ll give you our take on how to keep a cool head in the face of triage chaos. Staying informed is critical for anyone hoping to escape triage unscathed, and this is your first stop. Thanks for listening and subscribing!

#51 R/O Labor, Liability, and Expecting the Unexpected – Triage Part 2
#51 R/O Labor, Liability, and Expecting the Unexpected – Triage Part 2

In this episode, Sarah and Justine dig into the most challenging questions and concerns impacting the triage process. Is this patient really in labor? How do I send patients home without discouraging them and while acknowledging their discomfort and concerns? How can you feel confident in your recommendations in the face of pressure around hospital liability and without facing looming fears of making the wrong call? Triage is not simple, but by using the straightforward tools and information at your disposal, you can improve the odds of creating a seamless patient triage process that won’t keep you up at night. Thanks for listening and subscribing!

#50 Tips for Triage: MIFTI, Coregulation, and Navigating Triage Part 1
#50 Tips for Triage: MIFTI, Coregulation, and Navigating Triage Part 1

In our exciting 50th podcast episode, Justine and Sarah dive into the crucial first steps of triage – the initial assessment. They discuss the key questions to ask, red flags to watch out for, the importance of teamwork, and how to prioritize patient needs. Whether you’re a seasoned triage nurse or starting to dip your toes into this complicated process, this episode will provide valuable insights and practical tips to enhance your practice. Thanks for listening and subscribing!

#49 The Power of First Impressions: Science-Based Tips for Building Rapport with Vanessa Van Edwards
#49 The Power of First Impressions: Science-Based Tips for Building Rapport with Vanessa Van Edwards

In this episode, multi-time bestselling author and renowned behavioral researcher on professional communication and leadership Vanessa Van Edwards joins us to give quick, practical, science based tips on how to best connect and build rapport with patients. Vanessa’s work has been featured in national and international media including Inc, Entrepreneur Magazine, CNN, CBS and many more. Her book, Captivate, has been translated into over 17 languages. Her latest book, Cues: Master the Secret Language of Charismatic Communication, was an instant bestseller. Don’t miss the easy to apply yet profound insights in this episode that, if put into practice, will help all nurses level up their care. Thanks for listening and subscribing!

#48 Assessments: What Are We Missing with Suzanne McMurtry Baird
#48 Assessments: What Are We Missing with Suzanne McMurtry Baird

Explore the vital role of nursing assessment in maternal care as we dive into a candid conversation with Suzanne McMurtry Baird, a seasoned expert in obstetric nursing. Suzanne emphasizes the importance of understanding pathophysiology and the “why” behind assessments, highlighting how nurses can make a real difference in patient outcomes. Join us as we discuss the art of assessment, early warning systems, and the role of drills and other hands-on practice to prepare practically for the different situations that come up for L&D nurses. Thanks for listening and subscribing!

#47 Reducing Stigma & Creating Healing Birth Experiences
#47 Reducing Stigma & Creating Healing Birth Experiences

In this emotional episode, Sarah shares about a woman she has supported as her birth coach for years. This client has had two traumatic births, as well as mental health diagnoses, and in former births, her care team made assumptions about her without seeing who she really was. For her third birth, this resilient woman advocated for herself, and her care team went above and beyond to provide exceptional care and understand her unique needs. Explore the transformative impact of truly seeing and understanding patients, removing biases, and creating a safe space for a healing birth experience. See what one unit did to go above and beyond to create a healing birth experience for her. Learn how empathy, accommodation, and understanding can make a huge difference for families. Thanks for listening and subscribing!

#46 The Enneagram: A Tool for Personal Growth and Enhancing Relationships with Jess McGrail
#46 The Enneagram: A Tool for Personal Growth and Enhancing Relationships with Jess McGrail

This thought-provoking episode delves into the Enneagram, a dynamic personality system that holds great wisdom to better understand ourselves and those around us. Join us as Jess McGrail, an Enneagram expert, shares her wisdom on how this tool can be used for personal awareness and growth. Jess offers practical advice for identifying your Enneagram type and what resources to trust in going deeper into this topic. Discover the significance of Enneagram wings, stances, and arrows. Gain valuable tips for using this tool to foster compassion and connection in your personal and professional life. Whether you’re a nurse or simply curious about the Enneagram, this episode offers valuable takeaways for enhancing your life and connections. Thanks for listening and subscribing!

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