- 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.
“You have very high blood pressure, so if this was a repeat c-section, I’d have suggested taking the baby this week. But as you want a VBAC and baby seems to be doing well, let’s wait till 42 weeks.” – Family Practice Doctor to mother.
“I saw in your chart that you’re nursing, so I’m going to go check which medication is the safest for breastfeeding.” – Family Practice doctor when prescribing medication to a nursing mother.
“If people question your choices, use me as a scapegoat. Tell them your doctor approves of your amended schedule and that’s that.” – Family Practice doctor to pregnant mother who was planning not to use the standard vaccination schedule.
“Donor milk is illegal. You’re killing your baby.” – Family practice doctor to mother who was using donor milk to supplement her own breastmilk. The doctor then called the police and Child Protective Services.