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“Get out of the way! You are not chopping her up if I have anything to say about it!” Female OB to Male OB who was wheeling mom back into OR for a hysterectomy as soon as a postpartum hemorrhage was diagnosed, without any attempt to stop it. Female OB went on to work for 45 minutes stopping the PPH so that a hysterectomy was not needed.
You absolutely cannot hold your baby or even touch her until you deliver the placenta. Stop staring at her and focus.” – OB to mother after birth. The mother wanted immediate skin to skin. 5 other people got to hold the newborn before the mother had her in her arms.