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  #41  
June 26th, 2013, 07:13 AM
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I'm not sure, but I know that they made me remove my contacts with DD, it took my mom a while to find my glasses, a nurse actually brought them into the operating room for us though. I had an an emergency C-Section, within 2 min they were operating.
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June 26th, 2013, 07:17 AM
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What if you just don't tell them that you have contacts in?? Is that dangerous??
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June 26th, 2013, 07:21 AM
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You have to take your contacts out because of the risk of you having something and contaminating the sterile field. Also, if they have to put you out, they put eye goop in your eyes to keep them moist which will ruin the lenses.
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June 26th, 2013, 07:48 AM
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You have to take your contacts out because of the risk of you having something and contaminating the sterile field.
I get the second part, but this part you might have to break down to dumb level for me. Like an eye infection?

Do glasses not pose a threat to the sterile field? They didn't ask me to take them off to wipe them down or anything. It just seems like an arbitrary rule in some places.
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June 26th, 2013, 10:33 AM
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Eye glasses do not contain a bodily fluid like eyes. You could have an eye infection, HIV, etc etc etc.
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June 26th, 2013, 11:19 AM
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I'm reading these birth plans and wondering, has anyone had the experience of nurses just wanting to take the baby from you after birth? Is sending baby to the nursery normal? Do nurses actually give babies formula and/or pacis without asking? I've given birth in 3 different hospitals. Not once did anyone even offer to take my babies to the nursery. Not once did they bring me formula or give it to my baby after knowing I was breast feeding. And not once did anyone give my baby a paci. They had pacis in a drawer only at one of the hospitals. The rest you had to bring your own paci.
I delivered both of my babies at the same hospital but both times were great experiences. The nurses only took the baby out of the room when it was time for the photos, but I went along to see what was being done. I wish I could deliver there with the same doctor. The hospital was small and there was usually only 2-3 women giving birth at a time. It was nice and quiet.

I was all alone when I gave birth to my son, so the nurses asked if I wanted him to go to the nursery after he was done nursing so I could sleep. I said yes, but they brought him back immediately when he woke so he could nurse.

I was never once offered formula, pacifiers or anything else either time. I never really even mentioned anything as well so it worked out great.
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June 26th, 2013, 03:34 PM
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I know exactly what I want, but I haven't written it down yet. I'm waiting to discuss things with my doctor. I guess I should ask him what his thoughts are on a birth plan to catch his vibes about it.

If I had my way, I would get an initial vaginal check, then placed in a room, then no one would disturb me until I called for a nurse to tell them I felt the need to push

But unfortunately, it doesn't work like that in the hospital. Anyway, just off the top of my head... I don't want ANY interventions - pitocin/epidural/artificial rupture of membranes (unless I am already in the pushing phase). No IV (or at least until I get into the pushing phase). Intermittent fetal monitoring only. I will drink water behind the nurses backs :3 No cervical checks unless by request. No episiotomy. No cord clamping until it turns white. Baby must be placed on me directly after emerging. No eye drops at all, no vitamin k at least until I have breastfed. 100% room in without any "routine" baby monitoring in the nursery. No hospital bath, but I will rub in the vernix, and then give a bath with our natural baby soap when we get home. - Because my son has sensitive skin and eczema, and I know this baby may very well have the same problems.

I pretty much want the home birth experience in the hospital...

*** I know what I want because this is exactly how my son's birth went. I want the exact same experience, minus the shoulder dystocia and postpartum hemorrhage (caused by the shoulder dystocia) Neither were preventable, he was just a big posterior baby.
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June 26th, 2013, 06:17 PM
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you wont let them poke you with an IV when you are pushing! do they "make" you get a heploc (I use that word loosely) My hospital doesnt even routinely do heplocs. one of my biggest battles as a doula is going to a hospital where mom and dr have okay'ed it that mom doesnt "need" one but the Dr. isnt there when mom gets admitted and the nurses try to force it..biggest. pet. peeve!!
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June 26th, 2013, 08:55 PM
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you wont let them poke you with an IV when you are pushing! do they "make" you get a heploc (I use that word loosely) My hospital doesnt even routinely do heplocs. one of my biggest battles as a doula is going to a hospital where mom and dr have okay'ed it that mom doesnt "need" one but the Dr. isnt there when mom gets admitted and the nurses try to force it..biggest. pet. peeve!!
I know, that's the one I'm probably going to be fought on. But I know my rights to informed consent AND refusal. Just because it's hospital "policy" does not mean I don't have the right to refuse.. But I'm mostly against it just for freedom of movement. I don't wanna be tagging along an IV stand.. I do hate IVs, though. They're uncomfortable. But I needed one after my son's birth. Granted, I had a postpartum hemorrhage.. Ugh but I hated that they LEFT IT IN when I hadn't needed fluids in hours. That's not happening again!

I feel like the biggest loon out of this DDC, lol. If I knew without a doubt nothing would go wrong, I'd go unassisted at home. *sigh*
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June 26th, 2013, 09:16 PM
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we thought about UC'ing..the only reason we didn't, is i dont want to be at home with nobody to take care of me after we don't have anyone who would bring us dinner, or anything like that....and my husband, bless his heart, he tries..but he really sucks at being a post partum husband/dad. he is like "cool, everyones chillin, im going to work" or this time it will be "i am going to go hunt (ill KILL him, btw)...so i want someone to help me out
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