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
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Feeding and Eating, Health & Nutrition, Special Needs

Does the Ketogenic Diet Work for Kids with Epilepsy?

If your child has epilepsy, a ketogenic diet may reduce their seizures. Learn everything you need to know about a keto diet in this guide.

Crying baby on mother hands in room.

Health & Nutrition

Infant Dyschezia: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Learn everything you need to know about infant dyschezia, a common gastrointestinal condition experienced by babies during their first few months of life.

Small baby first bathing on mothers hands.

Health & Nutrition

How to Make an Oatmeal Bath for Diaper Rash

Oatmeal baths are an inexpensive and effective method for healing diaper rash and other skin conditions. Find out how to make a homemade oatmeal bath in this guide.

Industrial pot boiling fresh milk for consumption.


How to Scald High Lipase Breast Milk

High lipase breast milk may taste soapy or sour to your baby, but scalding it before storing can help. Find out how to scald breast milk in this guide.

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.