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Nominate your Favorite Nurse with Pampers and the Thank You Nurses Awards Program #ThankYouNurses #Giveaway

November 9, 2015

“This review was made possible by iConnect and Pampers. I was provided compensation to facilitate this post, but all opinions are 100% mine.” 

In the last 5 years I have had 3 kids, yes 3, sometimes I can’t believe it, life has gotten a bit crazy as of late!  My first was born when my husband was in the military, he was deployed to Afghanistan pretty much through my whole pregnancy. The nurses on post were lovely, especially my midwife, she always encouraged me to stay strong even though my husband wasn’t there, she helped out with any health scares or concerns I had at the time and without a good nurse, pregnancy would have been a much different experience, luckily my husband was home for the birth for around 30 days!

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When my second and third were born, I had a  C Section, not because of health reasons, just because I decided on it and it worked out great.  The nurses at the hospital were so helpful they came in, fluffed my pillows, gave me pain meds every few hours and helped me get out of bed and walk around just a few hours after surgery.

They also took care of my babies at night time so I could sleep and recover, which was needed badly!  After a couple of days I was healthy enough to go home and as weird a this sounds, I felt bad leaving the hospital, the nurses took care of us so good I could have stayed another few days!

I am super thankful for the work that nurses do, the way they treat patients and the long hours they work!

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We all now have a way to thank our favorite nurses, the nurses who have helped us through birth, pregnancies, deployments, health problems and everything else!

Pampers is launching the Thank You Nurses Awards program that will be honoring nurses across three award categories:

  • Labor & Delivery
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
  • Postpartum.

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Do you have a favorite nurse? Pampers is inviting parents to share their stories of nurses who helped make life #betterforbaby by submitting a nurse nomination to the Pampers Swaddlers Thank You Nurses Awards at www.tongal.com/pampersnurses. Nurse nominations can be submitted between November 9th and December 14th.

  • Three finalists, one in each category (Labor & Delivery, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Postpartum), will be announced in March and the grand prize honoree will be announced in May.
  • The three finalists will be honored with short documentary videos showcasing their unique and inspirational nursing stories.
  • Each of the three finalists will receive a one-year membership to the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), attendance at the 2016 AWHONN Convention, Procter & Gamble care packages, and more. For full details on the prizes Click Here!

In honor of the winning nurses, three Pampers Swaddlers scholarships will be made available to help nurses from underrepresented groups complete their studies toward a Master of Science in Nursing degree!

  • See details and official rules at spr.ly/6181BPvMF.
  • Winner must be a resident of the US or Puerto Rico, 18 years or older.
  • Nomination period ends 12/14/15 at 3PM EST.

Twitter Party

The Pampers #ThankYouNurses Twitter Party, hosted by iConnect will take place on November 19 from 8-9pmCST.  Prizes will include:

Prize 1: $50 AMEX plus diapers and wipes
Prize 2: $75 AMEX plus diapers and wipes
Prize 3: $125 AMEX plus diapers and wipes
Grand Prize: $350 AMEX plus diapers and wipes
RSVP: diapers and wipes

Giveaway

Enter to win a $100 American Express Gift Card and a pack of Pampers Diapers! Help spread the word about this amazing campaign and don’t forget to nominate your favorite nurse (not required).  Giveaway is open to US residents, enter below!

  • Lisa Brown
    November 10, 2015 at 1:49 am

    At this time, no favorite nurse I can think of.

  • shelly peterson
    November 10, 2015 at 2:03 am

    I do have a favorite nurse. She is my daughters Aunt, she is such a kind and caring nurse. she stayed past her shift to stay with me in the OR for an unplanned C-section. I was so happy she was in there with me.

  • Janet W.
    November 10, 2015 at 2:51 am

    It was 30+ years ago I gave birth to my daughters, but I remember one being so helpful with teaching me how to get my daughter latched on properly.

  • Julie Wood
    November 10, 2015 at 5:29 am

    My best friend is a nurse and she is special because she really loves to help others and treats her patients so good. She is a really selfless person who loves others.

  • RJ
    November 10, 2015 at 6:13 am

    Honestly, my best friend Tiffany is my favorite nurse. She is the kindest most compassionate person I know.

  • Kelly D
    November 10, 2015 at 2:50 pm

    My favorite nurse is the one that helped me after I had my daughter by c section. She was very patient and helpful and helped me get through it.

  • Natalie
    November 10, 2015 at 5:13 pm

    My favorite nurse is Karen, who was my nurse when I had surgery in 1st grade. She gave me stickers everytime I got out of my hospital bed and walked down the hallway. I created a sticker book out of all my stickers she gave me!

  • Steven weber
    November 10, 2015 at 9:15 pm

    I’d like to nominate my friend Rachel who is a nurse!

  • Kristen
    November 10, 2015 at 9:50 pm

    I once had to be in the hospital for an extended period of time and I’ll never forget the nurse who helped me get through it and out of there!

  • Lisa Brown
    November 11, 2015 at 2:47 am

    my favorite nurse was Nurse Nancy who treated my husband for cancer.

  • Kathy Luman
    November 11, 2015 at 11:26 am

    I do not have a favorite nurse at this time.

  • Pamela Gurganus
    November 11, 2015 at 3:51 pm

    No, I don’t have a favorite nurse.

  • Leela
    November 11, 2015 at 11:17 pm

    Not yet.. we’re in a new state now.

  • Cynthia C
    November 12, 2015 at 4:04 am

    My favorite nurse was my aunt. I miss her and wish she was still with us.

  • Debbi Wellenstein
    November 12, 2015 at 10:15 am

    I have several close family members who are nurses, and they have been a great help to me.

  • Amy Orvin
    November 12, 2015 at 6:55 pm

    My favorite nurse is named Joanna. She is so sweet!!

  • Rosanne Morrison
    November 13, 2015 at 9:15 pm

    Her name is Kathy B. I worked with her and she took care of me. She is a wonderful mother to her 5 children and her husband.

  • Sarah L
    November 17, 2015 at 4:19 pm

    I get an infusion every 6 weeks and the nurses there are very good. I’d choose Sheila.
    Thanks for the contest.

  • Thuy Vu
    November 17, 2015 at 8:45 pm

    My friend Elaine is an OBGYN Nurse. She is amazing with the newborns and loves her job.

  • Joan Kubes
    November 18, 2015 at 8:15 am

    My favorite nurse is my aunt, she has been a nurse all her life.

  • Elisabeth
    November 18, 2015 at 1:55 pm

    My favorite nurse is the lady that just showed my husband and I around the Labor & Delivery unit. I’m due in a month and a half and am very nervous! The nurse was very reassuring and made us feel very comfortable!

  • Susan Smith
    November 19, 2015 at 5:49 pm

    My favorite nurse is my niece.

  • Ellie Wright
    November 19, 2015 at 9:01 pm

    One of my best and long time friends is a hospice nurse. The work she does inspires me to appreciate life and not take a single day for granted. She is a phenomenal woman in my life.

  • Maryann D.
    November 20, 2015 at 2:30 pm

    I did have a favorite nurse. She helped my mother quite often when my mom was in a nursing home. She was very comforting too.

  • Richard Hicks
    November 20, 2015 at 4:27 pm

    My favorite nurse is my sister in law. I have seen her at work and she is the best