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Category Archives: May vs The Hospital

This might make you angry. If you’re a midwife.

November 27, 2012 at 00:19

Mama Lewis

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May, at three weeks, in the special care unit of the hospitalMay, at three weeks, in the special care unit of the hospital

300 doctors in a room = polite applause (and a few shouts of “Bravo! Bravo!” Okay, I made that last bit up.) 1 post where I question why anyone would choose a home birth over a hospital = reader RAGE Admittedly, I don’t get it. It seems far too risky to me, during a very […]

May vs The Hosptial, Part 2: The waiting game

October 17, 2012 at 20:51

Mama Lewis

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The Waiting Game. So long it makes your hair curl.The Waiting Game. So long it makes your hair curl.

A year ago, this week, a solicitor visited us to hear our version of the events leading to May’s brain damage. It was harrowing saying aloud all the moments that continue to torment me. All the more trying because I know it will, most likely, all be for naught. The process is long partially, I […]

May vs The Hospital: Part 1, Missing information

May 20, 2012 at 12:13

Mama Lewis

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Last autumn, my husband and I sat down with a lawyer to instruct him to open an investigation into May’s birth. The only cases I’ve heard of going through, and I do know personally of a couple, are ones where the hospital admitted fault from the very day it happened. The moment of wrongdoing was […]