- OB to mother who was transferring care to a midwife and choosing to birth in a birth center.
- OB to mother with gestational diabetes at 35 week appointment, advocating for induction at 38/39 weeks, “just in case” the baby was “too big.” This was the first time meeting this OB.
“This miscarriage was just nature’s way of getting rid of a problem. The baby would have had Down Syndrome or autism if it was born. Sometimes nature helps you avoid the stress of raising a disabled child by way of a miscarriage. You’re lucky, you know.”
- Emergency Room doctor to mother experiencing a miscarriage.