Refusing things in Pregnancy

The Pregnancy Nurse®

"You can refuse anything during pregnancy.  Just be aware of the consequences”

Refusing Vaginal Exams

While this gets a lot of play on social media, you need to think about why they are doing them, and what information that can give you

Refusing Vaginal Exams

Talk with your provider(s) if you have issues with exams, and make sure they understand your needs (and you understand their reasons)

Ways to make exams easier.

Refusing An IV

So many people are scared of needles, it's so normal, but you need to understand what the IV Is for before you refuse it.

Refusing The Hospital Gown

Most often isn't a big deal at all.  Just be aware your clothes could get dirty (VERY dirty) or possibly cut in an emergency.

Refusing Pushing on your Back

Many providers much prefer to deliver babies while the birther is on their back, but there are other options.  Just ask (and talk to your provider about this EARLY).

Refusing the Cathter

Many providers much prefer to deliver babies while the birther is on their back, but there are other options.  Just ask (and talk to your provider about this EARLY).

Talk to your doctor early if there are specific things you want.

All Choices  Are Yours.

Just make sure you understand the reasons you're making the choices.

Learn more in a prenatal class