Matt Murphy, DNP, RN, CEN, TCRN

Matt is a registered nurse currently practicing in the emergency department as well as an educator creating nursing professional development that specializes in evidence-based health and wellness content for consumers and medical professionals.


Matt obtained his Bachelor’s in Nursing from Utica College and both his Doctor of Nursing Practice degree and Master’s degree in Nursing Education from Sacred Heart University.  Matt maintains two national board certifications as a Certified Emergency Nurse and a Trauma Certified Registered Nurse.


Matt is an active instructor in medical courses that cover pediatrics, trauma care, emergency nursing, and evidence-based practice.


Matt’s free time is mainly spent with his three children as they are always reliable in keeping him active.

Matt Murphy
White coating on tongue baby. Oral thrush.


Thrush vs Milk Tongue: How to Tell the Difference

White residue or white patches in your baby’s mouth are common and not dangerous. The white you see may be from milk tongue or thrush. Find out how to tell...

Epidural anesthesia injections.


When’s the Best Time to Get an Epidural During Labor?

Getting an epidural is safe and effective for managing pain during active labor. Find out the best time for you to get an epidural during labor.

A worried mother holding her sick newborn baby at home. Infant suffering from eczema and throwing up.

Health & Nutrition

Help! Why Is My Baby Spitting up Clear Liquid!

Spitting up clear liquid is common for younger babies under 12 months of age. Find out why your baby may be spitting up clear liquid and how to prevent it.

Attractive female nurse checking on the health of a woman and her newborn baby at the hospital.


What Does the Hospital Provide After Birth?

Hospitals often provide items to take home after giving birth. Find out what the hospital may provide after birth for you and your baby.

Little girl with the flu.

Health & Nutrition

What Is RSV and Should You Be Concerned?

RSV is a common and very contagious respiratory virus. Learn about the signs and symptoms of RSV and what can put your child at risk.

Happy Woman With Pregnancy Test.


How Long After Implantation Do hCG Levels Rise?

HCG is the primary hormone in the successful growth of a fertilized egg. Find out what the levels of hCG mean and how that relates to a healthy pregnancy.

Breast milk frozen in storage bag and baby lying on background.


High Lipase Milk and How to Fix It

High lipase breast milk is common and won’t cause any harm to your baby. Find out exactly what high lipase milk is and how you can fix it.

A depressed mother holding her baby with skin problems.

Health & Nutrition

Baby Eczema vs Acne: How to Spot the Difference

Telling the difference between acne and eczema is more about knowing the characteristics of each like the timing and symptoms.

Breast pump, mothers breast milk is the most healthy food for newborn baby.


Open vs Closed System Breast Pumps: Which Are Better?

The first thing you’ll want to think about is deciding between an open vs closed system breast pump, and we’re going to help you make an informed decision.

Breast milk frozen in storage bag and baby lying on background.


How Long Is Warmed Breast Milk Good for?

The facts around storing, thawing, and knowing how long to keep warmed breast milk are important to keep your baby safe. We’re here to support you in knowing those facts.