Sep 102009
 

“Your water has broken and we need to do a cesarean section. Believe me, you don’t want to experience a dry birth since your water is gone”. -OB

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 September 10, 2009  Cesarean, OB 9 Responses »
Sep 102009
 

“If you hold the baby up too high all the baby’s blood will run back into mom.” -OB explaining why immediate cord clamping is needed.

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 September 10, 2009  OB, placenta, Third Stage 13 Responses »
Sep 102009
 

“We’ve got to get this going if I’m ever going to be back to my office in time for my new furniture delivery.” -OB over open belly in the OR.

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Sep 092009
 

“If we give you an ultrasound will you stop calling?” -OB to mom calling to report heavy bleeding at 8 weeks of pregnancy.

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 September 9, 2009  OB, pregnancy loss 5 Responses »
Sep 092009
 

“Smells like BBQ…” -OB to resident while cauterizing vessels during a cesarean section for breech.

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Sep 092009
 

“Because pushing is dangerous!” -L&D Nurse to mom as explanation for why continuous EFM is necessary during pushing.

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 September 9, 2009  L&D Nurse, pushing 2 Responses »
Sep 092009
 

“This labor wouldn’t have taken so long if your baby had been in a good position” – after a six-hour start to finish first birth.

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 September 9, 2009  labor 7 Responses »
Sep 092009
 

“A semi-truck could come through there. . .” From one nurse to another about her ability to birth her baby.

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 September 9, 2009  L&D Nurse 1 Response »
Sep 092009
 

“Hand me that shoe horn over there.” -OB said this to the nurse before he used forceps on baby’s head.

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 September 9, 2009  OB, pushing 1 Response »
Sep 092009
 

“This is man blood, so don’t be surprised if you start feeling smarter.” -OB to mom receiving a transfusion after Postpartum Hemorrhage.

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 September 9, 2009  OB, Third Stage 30 Responses »