Jun 102014
 

Loss“Clean-up on aisle 3!”

- OB in the Emergency Room after blood from a miscarriage leaked onto the floor during a pelvic exam.

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 June 10, 2014  OB, pregnancy loss 3 Responses »
Jun 102014
 

MOSWNoOtherText“There is nothing I can do and there are no safe medications you can take while pregnant. You just need to get over it and deal with it.”

- OB to mother during a prenatal, who shared that she had a history of depression and felt it was getting worse with her pregnancy.  She requested a referral for additional help.

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 June 10, 2014  OB, prenatal 17 Responses »
Jun 092014
 

Loss“Clean-up on aisle 3!”

- OB in the Emergency Room after blood from a miscarriage leaked onto the floor during a pelvic exam.

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 June 9, 2014  OB, pregnancy loss 8 Responses »
Jun 092014
 

Infertility“Oh you’ll just have to get pregnant the old fashioned way. Then you won’t need to come back for the more invasive tests.”

- OB to a woman undergoing tests for unexplained infertility.

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 June 9, 2014  Infertility, OB 13 Responses »
Jun 072014
 

PushingMother: “Excuse me.”

Midwife: “I’ll be there in a minute, hang on.”

Mother “Excuse me!”

Midwife: “I know, I’ll be with you in a minute.”

Mother: “EXCUSE ME! I think the baby has been born.”

- Midwife over her shoulder whilst showing her student how to do something and missing the actual birth.

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 June 7, 2014  birth, Midwife 22 Responses »
Jun 052014
 

ThoughtfulThursday“That’s wonderful! I can’t wait to see more of you!”

- OB to mother upon learning that the mother was planning on conceiving her fifth child.

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Jun 052014
 

ThoughtfulThursday“Do what you have to do, I’ll move with you.”

- L&D Nurse to mother who was changing positions frequently while the nurse was holding the monitors on.

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Jun 052014
 

ThoughtfulThursday“Well, mother’s milk is the best thing to cure that!”

- Family Practice Doctor to mother when discussing infant with a cold.

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Jun 052014
 

ThoughtfulThursday“You can do this. You ARE doing this. You’ve got this.”

- OB to mother during a VBAC attempt.

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Jun 042014
 

Pushing“I don’t think this is going to work!”

- OB, walking out of OR, with arms thrown up in the air. This was a vaginal twin delivery. Baby A was had been delivered and they were waiting on Baby B to drop. 

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 June 4, 2014  OB, pushing, Twins 34 Responses »