Tag: pregnancy

  • Finding calm before my due date

    Today is October 1, marking the last full month I’ll be pregnant with my baby girl. So many emotions and thoughts. I’ve been a fully independent, carefree woman for over 30 years. What and how will life change with this new addition? I am so excited to be a mom, and I think wholly unprepared. […]

  • How I Handled Being Pregnant During a Clinical Rotation

    How I Handled Being Pregnant During a Clinical Rotation

    My first clinical rotation was at a rural hospital in northern Idaho. Because it was so small, the occupational therapists there were involved in every setting- acute, outpatient, pediatrics, and hand therapy. I was 16 weeks pregnant when I started my rotation and barely showing. Our clinical rotations are 3 months long, and when I […]