"Once my incision was closed the OB screamed at me!!!!!! "Don't you know what could have happened, I don't ever want to see you in this hospital again!"
I am not afraid of confrontation at all and had I not just delivered a baby after 36 hours of labour, I would have yelled back. He made me feel like I left the life of my baby to chance without a care about her well being." Read More
"I woke up from my c-section to be told that I had a boy. They would not answer me as to where he was or if he was okay. I asked at least 3 times. It wasn't until I asked if he was alive that they answered that he was okay"
"My records showed that the doctor had performed a cervix check prior to waking me up to announce me needing a c-section. I have no memory of this cervix check. I was asleep, He apparently requested consent from me while I was asleep."
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"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."
"Did you know you could get PTSD from childbirth? I didn't." Read More
"The way I was treated at the hospital broke me, it wasn't that my daughter's cord was wrapped around her neck and it was a close call, and it wasn't that two seconds after they had her breathing, I hemorrhaged. It was how awful a nurse treated me."
"The nurse tried calming me down and told me no one could help, I can only help myself. The OB told me to shut up, that I was scaring the other moms on the floor!
When I was pushing, he used his fingers to push my vulva more apart without my consent and I felt very violated." Read More
"My contractions were bad. I was scared. I felt not ready, I was panicking, I felt like I couldn't breathe. The nurse kept telling me I was overreacting" Read More
"I felt disempowered, like an animal that was at their mercy. My son or myself were not important at all to this hospital, while I was giving birth and after." Read More