- ER doctor to a pregnant teenager.
“If you’re not better when I come back in the morning, I’m aborting your baby so we can give you stronger medication.”
- Doctor to visibly upset pregnant mother, only 9 hours after she was admitted with pneumonia, and before any medication was administered.
“I’m so, so sorry, let’s pray together.” – OB to mother and partner after the death of their daughter in the NICU, when the doctor stopped to offer his condolences.
You could bring in a shoebox and we can send him home with you and you can bury him in the backyard!
– L&D Nurse to mother in the hospital to deliver her 16 week old son, when discussing options for his body after birth.