Fearless She Wrote
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Fearless She Wrote

A Day in the Life of an Abortion Nurse

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.

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