Patient Story

Shanelle’s Choices and Her Birth Experience

March 21, 2019

Shanelle shares a birth story about her daughter Sage.

She credits the coaching from her OB doctor and appreciates the choices she got to make at her Ascension hospital.

“Every time I went to see the team at the hospital, I just always left at ease that I knew that we were going to be taken care.  In my pregnancy with Sage, they allowed me to make a lot of the decisions on my own, but they made me feel good about the decisions I made. It wasn’t like you were another patient on the table or another number. I actually had my mom and sisters there in the room with me. My doctor was amazing throughout the entire experience. She is great at what she does. She’s a coach. She can be tough when she needs to be. Sometimes you need that little push for someone to tell you that you can keep going. Four pushes later I had Sage.”

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