Sep 082009
 

You’re taking so long to push this baby out and I have a bad back and it is really starting to hurt.” -OB to mom placed in doctor requested lithotomy position, after mom asked doctor to stop leaning on her leg.

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 September 8, 2009  OB, pushing 5 Responses »
Sep 082009
 

“Babies are just too slippery, I would most likely drop it. You need to get into the bed. They aren’t as slippery that way.”-Family Doctor to mom who wanted to birth standing up.

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 September 8, 2009  Family Practice Doc, pushing 7 Responses »
Sep 082009
 

“What’s there to talk about?” -OB’s response to mom when she asks him when they’ll be talking about her birth plan at 36 weeks pregnant.

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 September 8, 2009  Birth Plan, OB 1 Response »
Sep 072009
 

“It’s okay for you to have another scheduled c-section. You’re already 35; it’s not like you could have very many more kids anyway.” -OB to a VBAC mom
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 September 7, 2009  Age, OB, VBAC 6 Responses »
Sep 072009
 

“That BM is bigger than the baby!” -said by a CNM after mum passed a bowel movement.

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 September 7, 2009  CNM, Poop, pushing 1 Response »
Sep 072009
 

“No, yours are too big….yes, you can breastfeed….no, your nipples will never work…yes, you’re fine…no, your nipples are too flat” -hospital lactation consultant in a post-birth lactation class after asking a group of new moms to remove their shirts for inspection.
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 September 7, 2009  lactation consultant 13 Responses »
Sep 072009
 

“You have a very tight vagina, some are tight and some are loose. Better tight than loose…” -CNM to client right before cutting an episiotomy.
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 September 7, 2009  CNM, episiotomy, pushing 2 Responses »
Sep 072009
 

“The head’s not that close, she’s standing up and gravity is deceiving” -OB -baby born 3 pushes later.

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 September 7, 2009  OB, pushing 5 Responses »
Sep 072009
 

“You’re Doing it Wrong!” ~CNM Midwife to client

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 September 7, 2009  birth, CNM, labor 3 Responses »
Sep 072009
 

“The vagina is a very dirty place for a baby!”- OB to mom during the pushing phase.


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 September 7, 2009  OB, pushing, vagina 8 Responses »