~Nurse Called Social Services!~

Jacksonville, Florida
March 2, 2016 11:41am CST
We are still at the hospital and we will be here overnight again-so not looking forward to that at all! I do want the best for my son though so I do understand it. What I do NOT understand is some nurse called Social Services telling them we don't have a car seat for our newborn-WHAT?!? His car seat was in the room sitting on the shelf so it was out of the way! If the nurse did not see the seat, that's understandable-but then ASK ME! Don't just take it upon yourself and call Social Services! I am so pissed right now-sorry about my language but I am heated at this moment and Momma Bear is OUT! The social worker said okay I do see his car seat, maybe the nurse just didn't see it. I told her I don't give a hot darn she should have asked and not messed with someone's life like that!! You don't EVER call Social Services unless you KNOW your facts 100%! I think I am done venting for now...
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29 responses
• United States
2 Mar 16
How irresponsible of the nurse to call Social Services without even checking on the car seat. I don't blame you for being livid
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• Jacksonville, Florida
2 Mar 16
@Marilynda1225 Yeah I agree! She should have just asked me! She is getting in trouble by her boss.
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• United States
2 Mar 16
@LovingMyBabies she should get a good reprimand but hope she doesn't lose her job
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• Jacksonville, Florida
3 Mar 16
@Marilynda1225 We told the higher up nurse that we didn't want her to lose her job but a good reprimand would be fine. I hope thats all she does, but the problem is this nurse has had a few "talks" already because others complaining about her attitude.
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@PainsOnSlate (19008)
• Canada
2 Mar 16
I don't blame you, I would be irate and yelling too.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
2 Mar 16
@PainsonSlate Thank you! At least I know I am not just being emotional and crazy. Those people can destroy lives and I don't take that lightly at all.
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@marlina (60527)
• Canada
2 Mar 16
@LovingMyBabies It was wrong of the lady not to ask in the first place. She should be reprimanded by her superiors and if I were you, I would make a complaint. You are right about being so upset.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
2 Mar 16
@marlina We did complain and the higher up said she will be having a talk with the girl.
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@JudyEv (96427)
• Bunbury, Australia
3 Mar 16
That would be so annoying. Surely it's not the nurse's place to report this stuff anyway. Hope Julian is coming along now.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
3 Mar 16
@JudyEv Yes it was annoying. And social workers can ruin lives if they choose to which is why I don't want them anywhere near me. I posted an update on Julian's condition.
@rosekiss (30152)
• Eugene, Oregon
3 Mar 16
I don't blame you for being upset. That wasn't a nice thing to do at all. She should have asked you first, before she took it upom herself to call social services. Some people will just start trouble when it isn't necessary. I think you handled the situation much better than I would have. I think I might haves used expletives that I wouldsn't say in here, but you know what I mean.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
3 Mar 16
@rosekiss No it wasn't and it wasn't even necessary since the seat was in the room! She had an attitude the entire time and her boss said she is on thin ice there right now from other complaints about her. Thanks, I didn't want to cause problems but I was really mad at the same time-it was tough.
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@rosekiss (30152)
• Eugene, Oregon
3 Mar 16
@LovingMyBabies I don't blame you at all. You had a right to be mad, after what she did. She really should be written up, or let go, at least that is my opinion anyway.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
3 Mar 16
@rosekiss Yeah, I think she is going to be in big trouble since she has had other complaints as well.
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• Gainesville, Texas
3 Mar 16
I would be super upset too, and that just sounds horrible. I am surprised that social services arrived so quickly though. I would ask that that nurse be taken off my sons care.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
3 Mar 16
@htdragonflies Yeah it was very wrong. They have social workers down the street from the hospital. Yes she is no longer my sons nurse, her boss took care of that.
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• Gainesville, Texas
3 Mar 16
@LovingMyBabies Good, I am glad she isn't taking care of ya;ll.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
3 Mar 16
@htdragonflies Me too! I saw enough of her!
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@Marcyaz (36126)
• United States
2 Mar 16
I don't blame you for being upset as some people just don't seem to see what is before their eyes. To call a Social Worker I would have wanted to kick the bejebbies out of that nurse and I think I would ask to talk to the Head Nurse and report her for being a fool.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
3 Mar 16
@Marcyaz Yeah we did complain to the head nurse. The nurse did not seem surprised about the things we told her and she said there have been other complaints against her as well.
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@Marcyaz (36126)
• United States
3 Mar 16
@LovingMyBabies Then it seems with the complaints against her I doubt she will be there much longer.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
3 Mar 16
@Marcyaz I don't think she will be either. I didn't want her to lose her job over it but her attitude was terrible and she did something terrible to us by calling those people.
@gudheart (12804)
3 Mar 16
That is very stupid of her to not even ask first. I hope you complain.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
3 Mar 16
@gudheart Yes we did complain to the head nurse!
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@gudheart (12804)
3 Mar 16
@LovingMyBabies Glad you did. I hope they do something about it.
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@Mike197602 (13467)
• Worcester, England
2 Mar 16
I'd be angry too...glad you complained.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
3 Mar 16
@Mike197602 Yeah she had no right to do that! And I am glad she got reprimanded by her boss.
@fishtiger58 (30279)
• Momence, Illinois
3 Mar 16
Wow that nurse is way out of line, Are you going to say something to her, do you know which one called on you? I would be highly pissed
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• Jacksonville, Florida
3 Mar 16
@fishtiger58 Yes she was out of line! The one that called had an attitude like she hated her job. The head nurse knew who it was as well and she said she's had many complaints about her.
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@fishtiger58 (30279)
• Momence, Illinois
3 Mar 16
@LovingMyBabiesI think she might be in the wrong line of work.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
3 Mar 16
@fishtiger58 That's what my husband told the higher up nurse. He told her that nurse should not be working with children especially.
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@azrapa (65)
• Ireland
3 Mar 16
I understand how you feel. Firstly, she was quick to assume. Didn't even try asking personally or thoroughly searching the room. Second, who is she to butt in? She's just a stranger, she should be focusing on her job - anything else other than that is not her business. I hope you took the matter to the head nurse or whoever's in charge. If the nurse was like that to you then who knows if she had done it to someone else, ruining their life over false speculations?
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• Jacksonville, Florida
3 Mar 16
@azrapa Exactly, she could have just asked and I would have showed the seat to her! It was insane. I did take it to the head nurse and she said she will having a talk with her. She also said she has had many complaints about that nurse.
@azrapa (65)
• Ireland
4 Mar 16
@LovingMyBabies Oh so this nurse wasn't new? I seriously thought only new ones could make such a blunder. If she already has a lot of complaints then maybe she's really doing a lot of things the wrong way.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
4 Mar 16
@azrapa No she isn't new, that's something you wold expect from a new nurse-not someone who has been there a while.
• Lakewood, Colorado
4 Mar 16
May she have much bad luck for being wicked.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
4 Mar 16
@TiarasOceanView Lol! I have never seen you write anything like this before. It surprised me. I think she is going to lose her job for her behavior.
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• Lakewood, Colorado
4 Mar 16
@LovingMyBabies Well I am sorry Lovings..but she is nothing but a good for nothing...what she did could possibly cause some very serious problems for a good loving mom like you..man it infuriates me..yes smote mine enemy lolz
@sugartoes (33597)
• Greencastle, Indiana
3 Mar 16
oh CRAP I don't blame you for being all worked up I would be too they should think before they do something STUPID like that. I would be going to jail after I went off on the nurse that did that that's just NOT RIGHT I'd be suing the nurse that called them. ---
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• Jacksonville, Florida
3 Mar 16
@sugartoes Yeah I was fuming and so was my husband. Going to jail was on my mind-which is why I kept my cool the best I could. I wouldn't want to get locked up and be without my family. But the higher up nurse did say she was going to talk with her because this was not the first complaint against her.
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@sugartoes (33597)
• Greencastle, Indiana
4 Mar 16
@LovingMyBabies well when you get the s s on you & knowing you haven't done nothing wrong yeah I don't blame you for being mad & STEAMING as I would be beside myself too if it was me & when the main NURSE says she'll have a talk with her you can better BET she's NOT going to be nice about it
@dodo19 (27705)
• Beaconsfield, Quebec
3 Mar 16
You have every right to be upset. I would be too. If she did not see it, that is one thing, but she should have asked before calling social services. It's just stupid to have called them, before checking.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
3 Mar 16
@dodo19 Yeah, all she had to do was ask. I would have showed it to her and that would have been the end of it. So ridiculous!
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@dodo19 (27705)
• Beaconsfield, Quebec
3 Mar 16
@LovingMyBabies it really is. It makes no sense.
@ShyBear88 (16871)
• United States
3 Mar 16
I hate CPS. We had them called on us for a pair of my daughters under wear being dirty. Um she is 5 wiping her butt she isn't good at. Thanks teachers you should have just asked first.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
3 Mar 16
@Shybear88 I hate them also! I have seen too many of them being called over someone being angry with someone-its not right. And for many stupid reasons! This woman I met in a FB group wanted to be friends with me and have our kids play together. When I found out she was a social worker we were no longer friends. I just cannot be friends with anyone that ruins lives like that.
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@ShyBear88 (16871)
• United States
3 Mar 16
@LovingMyBabies there are some that are really good and there's out for everyone.
@MsTickle (24965)
• Australia
3 Mar 16
People should think of the consequences of their actions and yes, have the facts right before they make a judgement call.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
3 Mar 16
@MsTickle It is good to see you, haven't seen you in a while! I hope all is well with you. Yeah she was very wrong for what she did and her boss is having a talk with her today about it.
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@MsTickle (24965)
• Australia
3 Mar 16
@LovingMyBabies Hopefully there will be a good outcome.
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@OKennedy (1150)
• United States
3 Mar 16
They get all bent out of shape over the stupid carseat. I have seen them tell someone they need a carseat to take their baby home in a stroller. You can probably complain against the nurse she shouldn't have done that.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
3 Mar 16
@OKennedy Yes we did complain to the head nurse and she said she will be having a talk with her. She said there have been other complaints about that nurse.
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@OKennedy (1150)
• United States
4 Mar 16
@LovingMyBabies if you really want you might be able to complain to a nursing board have her licence revoked.
@DWDavis (11147)
• Pikeville, North Carolina
3 Mar 16
That Nurse acted in an unprofessional manner. Once you take Julian home, you should write a letter of complaint to the hospital administration, and if you know which nurse, name her in the letter. They might not do anything, but they might remind their nurses to double check before calling the SS in on the case and you will save another family the hassle you went through.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
3 Mar 16
@DWDavis Yes she most certaintly did. That's what my husband said to do as well, write a letter complaining about it. We did complain to the head nurse and she said she would be having a stern talk with her. She also said that nurse has had more than a few complaints against her already.
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@DWDavis (11147)
• Pikeville, North Carolina
3 Mar 16
@LovingMyBabies I am glad the head nurse is aware of this other nurse's bad judgment.
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@shaggin (25154)
• United States
3 Mar 16
Oh wow even without all those post partum hormones racing through me I would be furious at social services being called on me as well in a situation like that. That is horrible that she just assumed because she didn't see one that you didn't have one and reported you. She should have asked and been nice and maybe tried to find ways to get you one if you couldn't afford one etc. Some hospitals give them to people who do not have one.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
3 Mar 16
@shaggin Yeah, it was really tough holding my tongue enough to be productive at that moment. We spoke with her boss and her boss said she has been in trouble already for other complaints. I am not surprised hearing that at all. She also had an attitude the whole time too.
@shaggin (25154)
• United States
4 Mar 16
@LovingMyBabies People like that just should find somewhere else to work where they do not have to be around people. She sounds like she is miserable and just looks for ways of getting others in trouble even if she has to make things up. That's awful that they have someone like that working around newborns especially. I had the smelliest nurse at night when I was in the hospital with my daughter was born. I did not want her even touching my baby she smelled so bad. I was disgusted they had someone like that working there. She was very kind but had terrible hygiene.
@GardenGerty (90075)
• Marion, Kansas
2 Mar 16
Since I am able to get in here so well today I need to go read some more of your discussions. Yes, she could have asked and not wasted everyone's time.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
2 Mar 16
@GardenGerty Okay, yeah this might not make sense unless you read a couple others before this one. Why wouldn't she just ask me where his seat was? I would have showed her and it would have been over with! I don't get some people
@nanette64 (13042)
• Fairfield, Texas
3 Mar 16
If I was that nurse @LovingMyBabies , I'd be staying the heck out of your way. That was just wrong.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
3 Mar 16
@nanette64 We never saw her again after that-and she is very lucky because I had some not so nice words for her that is for sure!
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