- Family practice doctor at 6-week postpartum visit when the mother mentioned that her newborn son was fussy after nursing sessions and the mother was concerned he might have reflux.
“We are not asking for your consent; we are informing you that your baby will be given formula as soon as you’re done. His blood sugar is a little lower than we’d like, and colostrum has no glucose in it, so there’s no other way to raise it.”
- L&D nurse to mother in the middle of nursing her 20 minute old baby.
– OBGYN at annual exam to mother who was 5 months postpartum. The doctor spent a large amount of time trying to convince the mother to go on birth control pills to force her body to menstruate.