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“If you stop gaining weight, and start losing weight, the big one will stop growing and the little one will have a chance to catch up.” – Pediatrician to an insecure, scared, overweight, pre-teen girl who was seeing the pediatrician because one of her breasts was growing much faster than the other. Her mother suspected a tumor.
“All vaccine reactions will happen with two days of receiving the shot. There’s no way her fever could be related.” – Pediatric nurse to mother ten days after her toddler had a vaccine. The informational form given to the parents by the pediatrician said that reactions were typical 6-14 days after the shot.
“I have never seen a baby and mother so comfortable with nursing but this is just beautiful and amazing with a 4.5lbs 33 weeker.” – Neonatologist to NICU nurse and doctor who delivered the baby, after reluctantly letting mom try nursing when baby was alert and rooting soon after birth and was deemed strong enough to try as long as her vitals stayed normal.
“I cannot accept you or your daughter as a client unless you are fully vaccinating. I don’t want you to sue me when your baby dies of whooping cough” – Pediatrician to pregnant mother at a pediatric meet and greet after being told that the baby’s father is highly allergic to vaccines and she wanted to wait on vaccination until the child was at least 2.