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What Is a Baby Nurse Called?

I AM LOOKING IN TO GOING TO SCHOOL TO BECOME A BABY NURSE
IS THIS A REGESTER NURSE ?

PLEASE HELP ME OUT

THANKS CHRISTINA

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JACOBMOMMY354

Asked by JACOBMOMMY354 at 9:37 AM on Feb. 26, 2011 in

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  • pediatric nurse
    L0vingMy3Girls

    Answer by L0vingMy3Girls at 9:38 AM on Feb. 26, 2011

  • Yes, labor and delivery nurses must be RNs. LVNs (also known as LPNs) can work in post-partum, but these days most hospitals won't hire LVNs, so it's better to just go for the RN.
    Fistandantalus

    Answer by Fistandantalus at 9:39 AM on Feb. 26, 2011

  • OK THANK U

    SO I CAN GOTO SCHOOL TO BECOME A PEDIATRIC NURSE?
    JACOBMOMMY354

    Comment by JACOBMOMMY354 (original poster) at 9:40 AM on Feb. 26, 2011

  • You go to school to become an RN through associate or BSN an can specialize in pediatric nursing if the school has that option which most do not. After you graduate and sit for the exam you can look for nursing jobs in pediatric settings. Once you have worked in that field you will gain experience/specialization as a pediatric nurse. To become truly specialized you will need to get your MSN (masters in nursing) and sit for the cerfified pediatric nurse exam (CPN).
    KayGia0704

    Answer by KayGia0704 at 9:49 AM on Feb. 26, 2011

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