- OB to mother who inquired as to why a vaginal exam was ‘required’ every six weeks during pregnancy.
“Okay, I’ll let you slide this time, but if you keep refusing exams, I won’t be able to prescribe you birth control. If I want to do a pap next year and you refuse, I can’t keep giving you birth control.”
- Gyn to a 17 year old young woman getting birth control for the first time, after she refused a “routine” breast exam.
Radiologist: “Any chance you could be pregnant?”
18 year old woman: “Nope”
Radiologist: “Are you sure?”
Radiologist: “How do you know?”
Woman: “Well, apart from the fact I’m on the pill, I use the most effective contraception known to man.”
Radiologist: “Oh yeah. What’s that then?”
“I didn’t think *you* would be doing *that*.” – Midwife to young mother, when the mother woke up in the hospital room to the midwife feeding the baby formula. The midwife said this after the young mother stated she was breastfeeding.
Mother: ”I don’t want the shot for this miscarriage. My husband and I are both RH negative. The ER midwife assured me it wasn’t necessary.”
OB- “I think it’s a good idea. Besides are you sure he is even the the father? Most young girls don’t know.”
Mother: “Yes 100% I’ve only been with him.”
OB- “Okay whatever you say. I am giving you birth control.”
L&D Nurse in a less than courteous manner: “And who is the father?”
Young mother: “My husband. He would love to be here but he’s deployed.”
The L&D Nurse then has a complete attitude change.
“You wouldn’t believe how many young girls come into the office claiming they are clean and they ALWAYS are the ones hiding the fact that they are infected.” – OB nurse to young mother declining STI testing while submitting blood for testing.