“Water birth is disgusting, do you think I would get in a tub with you and all that blood and mess just to deliver your baby?” – OB to mother who stated that she would love a water birth for with this birth, her third.
“If you try to give birth in a tub after you’ve gone past your due date there’s a good chance that the baby will gasp when born, aspirate and drown.” – Midwife to mother who wanted to know if she could birth in the tub.
“Well, of course they won’t let you *BIRTH* in the tub, then the baby would try to breathe and get a big breath of water and drown…”- Family Practice Doctor speaking to mother about the options for water birth.
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