In what can be described only as a unique occurence, nine nurses who work in the labor and delivery unit at the largest hospital in Maine are expecting babies in the next few months.
Expecting a little one at the same time as a colleague is undoubtedly a lot of fun, wouldn't you agree? Basically on the grounds that you can enjoy your wild and offbeat cravings together, gripe about the wretchedness of morning sickness, and chatter about nursery decorations, birth plans, and maternity garments.
Now increase that ninefold — as in, nine ladies, all pregnant at the same time, and working together at the same place. That is actually what's going on right now at a major Maine hospital and that too on the Labor and Delivery floor.
Erin Grenier, an RN at Maine Medical Center, is expected first out of the nine pregnant attendants on the L&D floor at the emergency clinic.
Moreover, every one of them is anticipating their fresh arrival between April and July. "I guess I started a trend!" Erin joked. The order of their due dates is as follows, the RNs are Grenier, Rachel Stellmach, Brittney Verville, Lonnie Soucie, Amanda Spear, Samantha Giglio, Nicole Goldberg, Nicole Barnes, and Holly Selby.
And as far as their parenthood experience goes, some are expecting their first kid while others are having their second or even fourth little one.
Between their individual encounters as mothers and helping other ladies convey their children consistently, the attendants are on the whole being set up for future parenthood.
RN Amanda Spear exclaimed, "Everywhere we look, there’s someone who’s an expert!" The clinic additionally revealed to Scary Mommy in an interview that six of the medical attendants are all on the same weekend shift on the L&D floor.
Furthermore, as the principal question, a lot of individuals might have is "How will they cover all those maternity leaves?" rest guaranteed, the medical clinic as of now has that part worked out.
"With several months to prepare, the hospital has proactively planned to cover all those shifts," they confirmed. The hospital also shared that the floor’s 'baby boom' has been 'a bonding experience' for the women. "I think it’s comforting knowing we’re all in this together," RN Giglio stated.
Furthermore, MMC shared a photograph of eight of nine medical attendants on Facebook, which touched off enthusiasm for the exceptional circumstance and prompted the mothers having an appearance on CBS This Morning.
RN Soucie revealed to CBS offshoot WGME that it took a considerable amount of time for the ladies to understand how unique their story genuinely is.
"I don’t think it hit home until we took a picture and it was on social media and we were getting all this attention," she stated. "And then it was like, ‘Whoa, you weren’t kidding!'"
Additionally, mother of three Stellmach said, "It’s great to talk to everyone. Troubleshoot and answer questions too, since I’m kind of a pro," The ladies all state they'll post for another photograph together this fall — with all of their newborns included.