I ran by L&D yesterday with a gift.
i have read about this RECENTLY.. 15 yrs ago i never heard of this so of course i had nothing. I didn't buy anything now. i'll be there a day and half. I have never delivered a baby at this hospital, nor have i had to go there ONCE this pregnancy for any reason (i know you have been at your hospital many many times) or have even met any nurses that will be at my hospital UNTIL i am ready to have
I have to say that I tend to "intend" to do it, but after the birth, things are so crazy... the first one I just dropped off a gift bag of chocolates.
i have only had the one child and i just heard of giving nurses' gifts recently never heard of this until this pregnancy.I know its hard work but i do know many nurses and they make good money ..I don't get gifts in my line of work and my work is hard too.
It's DEFINITELY not standard. I'm not planning on doing anything but i think its a nice gesture and everyone likes to be appreciated!!!
I wonder if maybe it is more prevalent in certain areas... or even if it
I have been on a tour of the LD wing earlier so I would know what to expect...the nursing staff was extremely friendly and calmed me down (this is my first).