- OB to mother as the OB was pulling on the umbilical cord after the mother asked her to NOT pull on the cord. The mother ended up with a piece of retained placenta.
– OBGYN at annual exam to mother who was 5 months postpartum. The doctor spent a large amount of time trying to convince the mother to go on birth control pills to force her body to menstruate.
“You can get poked with needles, get your back adjusted, try yoga or positional therapy. These are all wonderful, appropriate treatment options to get this baby to turn. You have plenty of time, and if none of those work we can discuss manually turning him or a breech delivery at your 36 week checkup.”
- OB to mother at a 25 week prenatal appointment.