Nursing careers for the 21st century.

As a labor and delivery nurse, Sameerah Shareef nursed women in

Hiromi Gionis

childbirth and their newborns. No experience, however, influenced her

working career as much as the birth of her first child, which was, she

says, “pretty terrible.”

“I viewed birth as a normal kind of process, but it turned into

[something] a lot more terrifying ter·ri·fy