As we all know COVID 19 the number of COVID-19 cases has been growing around the nation. One of the many detrimental outcomes that this pandemic has is the effect on pregnant patients who are delivering in the hospital. Although politics might differ (slightly) around the nation, our program allows for one support person to […]
The Child I Delivered
The hospital room was dark when I entered. Soft music played in the background and behind a drawn curtain a nurse called out protectively, “Yes?” Pulling aside the curtain, I led with my credentials, “It’s just the med student.” I tried to sound confident–like I belonged. “Max,” I added hastily. This was my second week […]
C-sections are Brutal!
When you’re on Labor and Delivery you participate in a fair share of C-sections. There are many indications to C-sections, but they are all (usually) carried out the same way. I didn’t realize how much damage C-sections do to mothers! It’s quite the messy procedure. You get through all the layers of the abdominal wall […]