Why I DO NOT do Vaginal Exam

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Jun 032015
 
Why I DO NOT do Vaginal Exam

“I am only 2cm after that much work?” said the Mama after the vaginal examination which was part of the routine ‘baseline’ checks done upon arrival at the hospital. These words were an indicator that she was discouraged by the findings. Not only was she told that she was “only 2cm dilated” but she was also told that “this is a sign you may not be in labor”. “How is [read more]