It should have been a joyous day. It almost turned tragic.
She remembers one man who was scared and couldn't rest: “I spent 45 minutes…sitting next to him, holding his hand so he felt safe enough to try to sleep for a little bit."
She joins a small cadre of other flight chaplains in the U.S.
"The mother was so grateful that we were able to get her baby to a safe place.”
Jade Forlidas started at Vanderbilt as a nursing student in 1969; after a storied career, she has retired — but her daughter carries on as a LifeFlight nurse