A Day in the Life of an Abortion Nurse

Ann Litts
Ann Litts
Jul 5, 2019 · 7 min read
Photo by Piron Guillaume on Unsplash

It’s Thursday. I’ve been assigned to OR 3 with one of my favorite scrub techs. It will be a tough day and I’m relieved to have her.

Thursday in my OR is the day our OB/GYN service has block time to schedule D&Es. To the non-medical personnel out there — abortions. Room 3 is their room. I’m their circulating nurse for the duration.