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You need to drive back to the hospital, you weren’t supposed to leave!” – L&D Nurse calling mother several hours after getting home from the hospital with her newborn. The nurse had told the family they were discharged and were free to leave, but had forgotten to do the carseat inspection.baby.
“Don’t hold her too much, you’ll spoil her. ” – Postpartum nurse to mother, when the nurse handed the mother her newborn, to hold for the first time. The mother was crying, overcome with emotion at holding her baby for the first time, 24 hours after her cesarean.
“Please don’t blame my use of the vacuum for delivery for the injury your son has. His injuries are from your vaginal fat, not negligence.” – OB to mother when discussing injuries from a vacuum extraction that caused a NICU stay and permanent brain injury.