Abby Purcell, RN

Abby is a Registered Nurse with experience in Public Health, Medical-Surgical nursing, and, most recently, Pediatrics and Women’s Health. Her true passion is serving mothers and families by helping them navigate their healthcare. As a nurse writer, Abby enjoys being able to empower patients on a larger scale, using evidence-based information that is easy to access and understand.


Abby has two Bachelor’s Degrees: a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Denver and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Southern Maine.


In her free time, Abby enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, daughter, and English Setter. She also enjoys cooking, crossword puzzles, and podcasts.

Abby Purcell, RN
Pregnant woman and doctor in office.


Do You Need to Check Your Cervix During Pregnancy?

While not required, a cervix check can provide you and your doctor with valuable information in the final weeks of pregnancy as the birth of your baby nears.