Carolyn Smarszcz, BSN, RN

Carolyn Smarszcz, BSN, RN has been a professional nurse for over 20 years with experience in emergency and obstetric care and has also served as adjunct nursing faculty for a leading private college. Most recently, she has been an aspiring health content marketing writer.


Carolyn’s clinical specialties include stabilization of premature and ill newborns, postpartum care, and patient education. When she is not at the bedside, Carolyn enjoys spending time with her family and discovering new favorite lattes.


Interested in talking with Carolyn about your health content marketing writing project? Send her an email!

Carolyn Smarszcz, BSN, RN
Mother with a crying baby due to teething.

Health & Nutrition

Can Teething Cause Diarrhea? What Parents Should Know

Diarrhea can occur while a child is teething and is usually related to other health conditions. There are a number of ways to help a child who is teething and...

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Slacker Boob? When One Breast Isn’t Producing Enough Milk

Is one breast producing less milk than the other? If you’re feeling a little uneven, there are many ways to fix a slacker boob and encourage your milk supply.

Ill pregnant young woman with pill on grey background.


How to Avoid Mastitis When Weaning

Mastitis is a painful breast infection often caused by clogged milk ducts. Gradually weaning your baby is recommended to avoid mastitis.

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How Many Times Can You Reheat Breast Milk?

Wondering if you can reheat breast milk your baby didn’t finish? Breast milk has significant nutritional value and can be safely reheated once with some precautions.

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Health & Nutrition

Can Babies Take Epsom Salt Baths?

With some safety precautions, anecdotal evidence suggests there’s a wide variety of benefits babies can enjoy from taking an Epsom salt bath.

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The 6 Stages of Play & How They Contribute to Development

Play isn’t just fun for your child. Children go through several stages of play that are each an important part of early childhood development.