Midwife (CPM, LDM) and homeschooling mama to:
14yo ds 11yo dd 9yo ds and 7yo ds and 2yo ds
I would probably not let someone strip my membranes if I were strep B positive.
The truest answer to violence is love. The truest answer to death is life. The only prevention for violence is for the heart to have no violence within it. We cannot prevent evil through any system devised by mankind. But we can grapple with evil and defeat it, but only with love—real love.
Anyhow, those doctors get pesky down there when you are too big to reach down and slap them... LOL. But, my experience with stripping the cervix... not painful but not productive either.
Congrats on the impending arrival of your wee one!!!