- OB to mother at first appointment, when the mother shared that she would like to avoid an episiotomy.
“You know, everyone outside already saw your hoo ha.”
- L&D Nurse to mother who preferred to take a shower without assistance. The mother had birthed her footling breech, premature baby in the front seat of her car in front of the Emergency Department entrance.
“You can’t have a home birth because when you were 9 you broke your leg and you may not be flexible enough for vaginal delivery.” – OB
“You have an ENORMOUS vagina.” - Midwife exclaimed during a cervical check at triage. The midwife was having a difficulty in performing a cervical exam.
“I can’t believe how many times my hand has been in your vagina, we haven’t even gotten to the birth suite yet!” – Midwife to mother in labor.
“We should go ahead and schedule a second cesarean section. Your pelvic floor is not compromised by birth and if you have a cesarean section, you can keep it nice for your husband.” – OB to mother at a prenatal appointment for her planned VBAC.