– L&D nurse to a mother who had been charting, and the EDD did not match up with the LMP
“I love doulas. They make my job so much easier.” – L&D Nurse to doula at a birth.
“Maybe your doula can help you with that.” – L&D nurse to a woman who had just given birth and had asked for help with breastfeeding.
“You do your thing.” – OB to mother and doula during pushing.
“So, how do you think we did?” OB to doula after a birth.
“When I walked into your room, it was like I had one foot on earth and one foot in heaven. It was the most spiritual birth I have ever attended.” — Doula to mother during a postpartum visit.
“It is really better this way.” – Doula to mother after miscarriage.
“We don’t do that here. It is dangerous for the baby. She is 10cm. If she even sits up, the baby could fall out!” – L&D Nurse to doula who inquired if using a squat bar during labor was possible.
“Whatever you did – it worked! After baby comes, can you show me your techniques?” – OB to doula who helped get a stalled labor re-started with position changes.