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stevedeshazer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-13-08 06:53 PM
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32. We got kicked out after a day and a half
They sent the bilirubin cage home with us.

Fortunately, he's 20 years old now and healthy, but thinking back on it, that was no way to treat a mom and a newborn with problems.
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  -"She will stay for a few days. You know, in Europe it isn't like in the United States, Indigo Blue  Jul-13-08 05:50 PM   #0 
  - ha ha. I noticed that comment. In the US u get pushed out of hospital ASAP after major surgery too.  Liberal_in_LA   Jul-13-08 05:51 PM   #1 
  - A little anecdote about my mom...  Indigo Blue   Jul-13-08 06:02 PM   #6 
  - "They will stay a bit longer until everything is okay."  hedgehog   Jul-13-08 05:55 PM   #2 
  - We got kicked out after a day and a half  Steve_DeShazer   Jul-13-08 06:53 PM   #32 
  - No need to apologize/explain.  ColbertWatcher   Jul-13-08 05:56 PM   #3 
  - I was at the hospital for 4 days  Maine-ah   Jul-13-08 05:57 PM   #4 
  - I had a c-section in a german hospital.  lwfern   Jul-13-08 06:16 PM   #12 
     - I would have gone insane in 10 days.  Maine-ah   Jul-13-08 08:30 PM   #50 
        - That was 21 years ago  lwfern   Jul-13-08 08:41 PM   #51 
  - Given who they are, I have a hard time believing a US hospital  rainbow4321   Jul-13-08 06:01 PM   #5 
  - I think the doc is speaking in general terms, as in  dadsblacksheep   Jul-13-08 08:08 PM   #47 
  - 3 days!? Who gets 3 days in America? I think that is rare to get that much!  Bonobo   Jul-13-08 06:07 PM   #7 
  - when I had my daughter, in 1976  CatWoman   Jul-13-08 06:13 PM   #9 
  - I had mine in the early to mid 1960's and  shraby   Jul-13-08 06:19 PM   #15 
     - I stayed 3 days.  emilyg   Jul-13-08 06:20 PM   #16 
  - 1984 I had 2 and a half days. 1987- 3 days cuz' my baby was a premie. Never happen now.  MichiganVote   Jul-13-08 06:22 PM   #17 
  - 3-4 days is still routine in the US for a csection.  electron_blue   Jul-13-08 06:23 PM   # 
  - She could have stayed a month in a US hospital if she wanted to.  cherokeeprogressive   Jul-13-08 07:15 PM   #42 
  - Huh? For a million bucks maybe...  Bonobo   Jul-13-08 07:26 PM   #43 
     - As IF that would be an issue to someone like her.  cherokeeprogressive   Jul-13-08 11:44 PM   #55 
  - I went home the same day..  lostnfound   Jul-13-08 08:00 PM   #46 
  - My wife's experiences were 24 max.  Bonobo   Jul-13-08 08:44 PM   #52 
  - My niece had twins here last month.  WillowTree   Jul-13-08 08:50 PM   #53 
  - i was out next day with both babies. but truth... i wanted out too... and no reason to NOT  seabeyond   Jul-14-08 07:21 AM   #67 
  - Related question: are the kids French citizens?  ColbertWatcher   Jul-13-08 06:07 PM   #8 
  - If they were born there, I'm sure the French government recognizes them  Cleita   Jul-13-08 06:48 PM   #29 
  - So, the kids don't have to be born on American soil...  ColbertWatcher   Jul-13-08 06:50 PM   #30 
     - Not if their parents are Americans, especially native born Americans like Pitt and Jolie..  Cleita   Jul-13-08 06:57 PM   #35 
  - Only if the children end up living there  muriel_volestrangler   Jul-14-08 07:30 AM   #69 
  - After three days? That would be nice.  Cleita   Jul-13-08 06:14 PM   #10 
  - AS I posted above, even worse than the three day limit is the practice  hedgehog   Jul-13-08 06:17 PM   #13 
  - That happened to me.  PassingFair   Jul-14-08 12:07 AM   #56 
  - There's a federal mandate for insurance companies  Ewellian   Jul-13-08 06:44 PM   #26 
     - So does that mean, if there wasn't a mandate, the mothers would be  Cleita   Jul-13-08 06:46 PM   #28 
        - Hell, if there wasn't a mandate, they probably wouldn't get any medical care  hedgehog   Jul-13-08 06:57 PM   #34 
        - probably.  Ewellian   Jul-13-08 07:47 PM   #45 
        - Hell, yes. In the early 1990s, I was hearing about new mothers  Lydia Leftcoast   Jul-14-08 01:50 AM   #62 
  - I've been horrified at how fast the hospitals have sent elderly relatives  Olney Blue   Jul-13-08 06:15 PM   #11 
  - Getting people out of hospitals isn't all bad - hospitals are full of germs!  hedgehog   Jul-13-08 06:18 PM   #14 
     - I understand the nosocomial infection risk- but they do need more support  Olney Blue   Jul-13-08 06:23 PM   #18 
        - This is where we need to reform the entire health care system, not  hedgehog   Jul-13-08 06:27 PM   #19 
           - Then we need to make sure he has a Democratic Congress and good support.  Olney Blue   Jul-13-08 06:29 PM   #21 
              - We're going through this now in my town. New York wants to close the local  hedgehog   Jul-13-08 06:34 PM   #23 
                 - Hospitals are in alot of trouble, as is the entire health care system.  Olney Blue   Jul-13-08 06:38 PM   #24 
                    - I went to make an appointment for my daughter to get a filling, and  hedgehog   Jul-13-08 06:45 PM   #27 
                       - Dental insurance is the worst of all! And dental/oral care is critical for  Olney Blue   Jul-13-08 06:52 PM   #31 
  - Note - She had a Caesarean.  Crabby Appleton   Jul-13-08 06:28 PM   #20 
  - theres the difference. i read epidural. didnt know caesarean. as i said above  seabeyond   Jul-14-08 07:24 AM   #68 
  - I got tossed after a tubal ligatation in two hours. Not a sip of water,  sfexpat2000   Jul-13-08 06:31 PM   #22 
  - I had to stay the night, much against my will, after mine  REP   Jul-14-08 06:16 AM   #66 
  - My daughter delivered twin girls at 23 weeks...  Contrary1   Jul-13-08 06:43 PM   #25 
  - I'm so sorry !!  auntAgonist   Jul-13-08 06:55 PM   #33 
  - Contrary1, I am so sorry for your daughter's & your loss!  Indigo Blue   Jul-13-08 07:09 PM   #41 
  - 3 days? For a vaginal delivery?  China_cat   Jul-13-08 06:57 PM   #36 
  - She had a cesarean section  Indigo Blue   Jul-13-08 07:07 PM   #40 
  - Then she got a little extra time.  China_cat   Jul-13-08 09:57 PM   #54 
  - My SIL had another baby by c-section at the end of May  tammywammy   Jul-13-08 08:11 PM   #48 
  - About ten days is the norm here  Prophet 451   Jul-13-08 06:57 PM   #37 
  - 1984 and 1985 when I had my two boys  MuseRider   Jul-13-08 06:59 PM   #38 
  - My daughter had her third  asjr   Jul-13-08 07:02 PM   #39 
  - So a Doctor, a Lawyer, and an HMO agent die in a car crash.  Dr_eldritch   Jul-13-08 07:30 PM   #44 
  - Ha! nt  Hekate   Jul-14-08 01:16 AM   #59 
  - the mother doesn't need to be in the hospital for more than 3 days  crimsonblue   Jul-13-08 08:25 PM   #49 
  - What exactly makes it the best in the world?  lizzy   Jul-14-08 12:13 AM   #57 
     - Really.  Contrary1   Jul-14-08 01:05 AM   #58 
     - hmmm  crimsonblue   Jul-15-08 02:35 AM   #71 
  - my new grandson  shanti   Jul-14-08 01:40 AM   #60 
  - I had my daughter by c-section at 8:30 on  LibDemAlways   Jul-14-08 01:49 AM   #61 
  - I posted this three years ago, about an American couple having a baby in Norway  Lydia Leftcoast   Jul-14-08 02:00 AM   #63 
  - Who wants to spend 3+ days in a hospital?  MiltonF   Jul-14-08 03:58 AM   #64 
     - read two posts before yours, asshat n/t  Skittles   Jul-14-08 04:41 AM   #65 
     - People who can't care for themselves yet  lwfern   Jul-14-08 09:52 PM   #70 

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