Sarah West, APRN, FNP-BC

Sarah is a board-certified family nurse practitioner currently working in family practice. Sarah has always had a passion for nursing. She began her nursing career in 2007 as a nurse’s aide and has continued to further her education since. Her nursing background includes 14 years of experience in inpatient rehabilitation, cardiac telemetry, and critical care.


Sarah began freelance writing in 2022 and found that she enjoys sharing her knowledge and experience with her readers. Sarah resides in New Hampshire with her husband and three small children. In her free time, she enjoys reading and crocheting.

Sarah West, APRN, FNP-BC
Top view of a young mother breastfeeding her newborn at home.


How to Make a Warm Compress for Breast Engorgement or Pain

Warm compresses can relieve pain and engorgement while breastfeeding. Here are easy ways to make a warm compress.