I’ve spent four days at the hospital. It is a busy place, and seems understaffed and as if the maternity has been squeezed into too small a space. I’m learning their routines, and getting faster at my planning and doing. It felt good to be in control of a birth today – and for a little two kilo boy. He wad the second baby I’ve had with tachypnia without nasal flaring, grunting, retractions or off color. The first I blame on too vigerous suctioning from the nurse. But this little guy stumped me. I was using all my good patho study to figure it out.Read More →