-ER nurse to an overweight woman suffering the miscarriage of her third child.
- OB to mother with two previous uneventful vaginal deliveries and currently now 32 weeks pregnant with her third.
Your vital signs are great and the fetus is doing just fine. Because your first labor was so fast, I strongly recommend staying home for this one!
–OB to a plus sized, over 35yo mother.
“She’s overweight because she’s nursing.” – Pediatrician to mother of a child who had two very tall parents.
“Well, I wouldn’t worry about it, since it looks like you had the weight to lose.”- OB to a mother who was concerned about a 15 lb weight loss during the first half of her pregnancy.
“I don’t handle infertility. You can walk right up the stairs to O.B. and make an appointment, however.” – Family practice doctor to woman suffering from infertility at her first appointment. Her previous doctor would not refer her to be seen by an OB or Reproductive Endocrinologist because of her weight.