Jun 282014
 

Loss“This miscarriage was just nature’s way of getting rid of a problem. The baby would have had Down Syndrome or autism if it was born. Sometimes nature helps you avoid the stress of raising a disabled child by way of a miscarriage. You’re lucky, you know.”

- Emergency Room doctor to mother experiencing a miscarriage.

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 June 28, 2014  pregnancy loss 38 Responses »
Jun 252014
 

MOSWNoOtherText“Look around at this facility. we’re in a rural area. We don’t have equipment like that.”

- Urgent care doctor to mother being seen for a miscarriage, when the mother asked if they could use a doppler to listen for a heartbeat. 

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 June 25, 2014  OB, pregnancy loss 11 Responses »
Jun 242014
 

MOSWNoOtherText“As we get older, our underwear gets higher!”

- OB to woman experiencing a miscarriage at 12 weeks and had lots of bleeding,  She had put on an old pair of “granny panty” underwear to deal with the big pad and bleeding.

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 June 24, 2014  OB, pregnancy loss 23 Responses »
Jun 102014
 

Loss“Clean-up on aisle 3!”

- OB in the Emergency Room after blood from a miscarriage leaked onto the floor during a pelvic exam.

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 June 10, 2014  OB, pregnancy loss 3 Responses »
Jun 092014
 

Loss“Clean-up on aisle 3!”

- OB in the Emergency Room after blood from a miscarriage leaked onto the floor during a pelvic exam.

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 June 9, 2014  OB, pregnancy loss 8 Responses »
May 282014
 

Loss“Just think of it like a heavy period.”

- Emergency Room doctor to mother experiencing an early miscarriage.

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 May 28, 2014  pregnancy loss 67 Responses »
May 232014
 

Loss“You are 10 weeks 4 days for today’s ultrasound.”

- Ultrasound tech (prior to a scan) to a woman who had a D&C two weeks before. The same technician had diagnoses the miscarriage two weeks previously.

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May 192014
 

MOSWNoOtherText“Maybe you should rethink becoming a mother if you can’t make it for nine months without putting chemicals in your baby. And we’ll never know why you had that miscarriage before, but it could have been the medication.”

- Pain Management Specialist to mother who had chosen to remain on one of her medications (class B with long record of safety) when she became pregnant.

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 May 19, 2014  pregnancy loss 16 Responses »
May 052014
 

Loss“So how are we going to make sure that this doesn’t happen again? An IUD is a good start. Type I diabetic women don’t get to have babies,”

– OB to a very healthy and well controlled Type I diabetic who had just lost a pregnancy at 10 weeks. The loss was not diabetes related.

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Apr 282014
 

Loss“Did you try to get pregnant?”

- OB to mother suffering a miscarriage.

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 April 28, 2014  OB, pregnancy loss 13 Responses »