The Advocate Nurse

“This is why I’m a nurse.”  Featured
“This is why I’m a nurse.”
Gia Vandiver understands what parents are going through when they find out they’ve lost a baby. She’s experienced it first-hand six times.
New safety recommendations for sleeping infants released 
New safety recommendations for sleeping infants released
The AAP has updated its guidelines saying parents shouldn’t share a bed with their baby, but they should share this.
A childhood cancer survivor is inspired to help others heal 
A childhood cancer survivor is inspired to help others heal
From patient to nurse and back again, one breast cancer survivor tells her story of hope and healing.
Has Janet Jackson started a new trend? 
Has Janet Jackson started a new trend?
She put a spotlight on starting a family at the age of 50, but is it safe?
Blog: Why I have the best job in the world 
Blog: Why I have the best job in the world
A nurse navigator shares her experiences and explains what she views as the most powerful moment in the cancer journey.
What parents shouldn’t talk about with their daughters 
What parents shouldn’t talk about with their daughters
When it comes to these types of discussions, less is more.
Helping breast cancer patients feel beautiful 
Helping breast cancer patients feel beautiful
The physical changes that cancer patients undergo can often challenge their self-identity. Learn how one program is helping.