“I’m so sorry your birth went this way. I wish we could be doing this in your living room like you wanted.” – L&D Nurse admitting mother who had been planning a home birth but had to transfer to the hospital.
“Wow, that was an amazing birth! Can I deliver all your babies?…I mean, if you’re going to have more…not that you have to. But I want to deliver them if you do!” – Home Birth Midwife after attending the birth of a mother’s first baby.
“I mean, I’ve attended thousands of births but even *I* wouldn’t know exactly how to deliver a baby.” – Pediatrician to mother of a newborn being seen for bruising, after the baby was born unassisted at home.
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