- OB to mother who had been pushing for 3 hours and was now being told that the OB needed to use forceps or a vacuum. The mother asked if she could push in an upright position.
– OBGYN at annual exam to mother who was 5 months postpartum. The doctor spent a large amount of time trying to convince the mother to go on birth control pills to force her body to menstruate.
“You can get poked with needles, get your back adjusted, try yoga or positional therapy. These are all wonderful, appropriate treatment options to get this baby to turn. You have plenty of time, and if none of those work we can discuss manually turning him or a breech delivery at your 36 week checkup.”
- OB to mother at a 25 week prenatal appointment.