Small Great Things - Chapters 2 – 4: Stage One: Active Labor, Ruth, Turk, and Ruth Summary & Analysis

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In the second chapter, “Ruth,” Ruth says people have different needs, such as a mother who does not care how she looks during the delivery but wants to put on makeup, brush her hair, and look good after the birth. She was in the same situation when she gave birth to her only son, Edison, and worried that her hair was overly frizzy. Ruth arrives at work at Mercy-West Haven Hospital. There is a charge nurse named Marie on duty. Ruth and one other nurse, Corinne, are the two nurses who will care for all the labor and delivery patients that day. Marie congratulates Ruth on the fact that her son, Edison, is on the honors list for his grades at school. Ruth is proud, but she feels it is impolite to seem proud. Marie gives...

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