Magda Pecsenye has been writing AskMoxie, the parenting advice column, since 2005, and is still stumped by questions about potty training. She also writes, with her ex-husband, about her experiences co-parenting after divorce at WhenTheFlamesGoUp.com. She was a Babble Voices contributor to her blog, Moxieville. She lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan with her two sons.
While most of us got excellent care during pregnancy and birth, some of us have heard bizarre things, alarmist misdiagnoses, or just plain weirdness from our care providers.
Slide show of weirdness after the jump:
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"I thought I'd miscarried at 6 weeks, so I went in to get an ultrasound. My doctor was gone, and the backup doctor found that there was a heartbeat, but it was a tad slow. She told me that "there's no research behind this, but your baby probably has Trisomy 18." I carried that with me until he was born, completely healthy, 34 weeks later."
Numbers 1 and 7 were said to me. The rest were said to friends. Did a provider say anything weird to you?
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