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Old 10-21-2009, 02:52 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Hey all! I live in the area, and yes, the sign is real. One of my best friends had her first baby there with all the fun interventions. One of the Drs. there is one of the most unnatural friendly doctors around, and that was the one she got at her birth. He and she even made a little joke about doulas when he came in her room. The funny thing is that now she's training to be a doula and had her second child at home. But, yes, the sign is very, very real.
Hey, thanks for verifying it. There goes my hope that it was all a hoax to raise attention to common obstetric practices, but it's good to know.

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Old 10-21-2009, 03:50 PM
 
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Hey, thanks for verifying it. There goes my hope that it was all a hoax to raise attention to common obstetric practices, but it's good to know.
I really wish it was a hoax, too

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Yes, it's good that they're up front about it, but being honest doesn't excuse you for being a misogynist.
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"Because the Physicians at Aspen Womens Center care about the quality of their patients deliveries and are very concerned about the welfare and health of your unborn child ...
Right. Because those of us who hire carefully screened doulas and present a well-researched birth plan don't give a rat's arse about the quality of our deliveries or our the health and welfare of our children.

Gak! How insulting to women.

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Old 10-21-2009, 05:33 PM
 
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Yes, it's good that they're up front about it, but being honest doesn't excuse you for being a misogynist.
That explains my feelings about it exactly.

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Yes, exactly!
 

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