"I had questions and pain and all the nurse would say is "that's normal." I got a call from the NICU that my daughter needed to be fed. I called a nurse for a wheelchair as I couldn't walk and it never came. The NICU called and then said "Well, we have to give her formula as you aren't here." Like I was ignoring my child who was critically ill. I got up and made the long and painful walk in tears."
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"In my most vulnerable state I felt ignored and bullied. Read More
They were too stubborn to listen and there was nothing that I could do about it. I am not sure if they are desensitized because they see too many pregnant women but they could have saved me from a lot of suffering if only they listened.
This was an experience that I will never forget and it still haunts me today."
"So OB returns and says it’s time, gives me some info and I ask about a ‘gentle c-section’ that I had learned about in our prenatal class and she laughed at me. Read More
After 30 hours of labour this doctor laughed at my distress that my daughter wouldn’t have skin to skin with me or be able to try to latch on her own soon after birth."