Mar 252014
 

Epidurals“If you can’t hold still, then I’m just going to leave and you won’t get one.”

- Anesthesiologist to mother who was having a difficult time sitting still for the epidural due to the hard contractions coming one right on top of another.

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Mar 202014
 

ThoughtfulThursday“What are you doing with the baby? Give her to her mother now!”

- Anesthesiologist to the nurse right after baby was born by cesarean section, encouraging the baby to go skin to skin immediately with mother.

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Mar 012014
 

Epidurals“Oh, there aren’t any, really.”

- Anesthesiologist to mother who inquired about risks associated with an epidural. No more information was given.

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Jan 302014
 

ThoughtfulThursday“Get out of here! She want’s a natural birth!”

- OB to anesthesiologist coming to give an epidural. 

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Oct 272013
 

LaborWe are not “inducing” your labor! We are merely suggesting that you “augment” it!

- Ob, 2 L&D nurses and anesthesiologist to very young, very scared first time mother whose biggest fear was a cesarean section.

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Sep 302013
 

Cesareans“Look, she’s asleep. I’ve never seen that before.”

- Anesthesiologist to operating room after mother received so much medicine that she could not move anything and her eyelids closed, during her cesarean.

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Sep 272013
 

Epidurals“If you don’t hurry up and finish your contraction I’m not doing this.”

- Anesthesiologist to mother, while trying to place an epidural during strong contractions.

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Sep 112013
 

“It’s because you had a vaginal birth.” – Anesthesiologist to mother who had a backache in the exact epidural placement location since receiving an epidural during labor three years ago.

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Aug 102013
 

“She is too f***king loud.  I’ll just give her the blasted epi already!” – Anesthesiologist charging into a labor room where the mother was vocalizing loudly.

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Jun 102013
 

“Tell her to suck it up.” – OB anesthesiologist regarding a mother who asked for an epidural near the end of her incredibly painful induction to deliver her stillborn baby.

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