My dermatologist is only in town two days a week so he shares an office with an ob/gyn & a cardiologist. Today, I’m laying on the exam table when I glance over and see the item in the picture. All I could think was, “What the f*ck is that? Holy Mother of an Ice Cream Cone. Is it some sort of bizarre light fixture? If that baby head lights up, I’m gonna freak the hell out. Is that a manta ray skeleton swimming between two baby heads? Am I imagining this? Has the doctor drugged me and I don’t remember it? “
The doctor must have seen the horrified look on my face and explained that it’s a model used by the ob/gyn who shares the office. Apparently, it demonstrates (thanks to the flexible stick) how a baby’s head fits through the pelvis. Yes. You can actually manipulate the head through the pelvic opening. (I, of course, had to try this out the moment he left the exam room.)
In case you are wondering, one head represents a premature baby and the other head represents a full-term neonate. You can swap the heads out. (Oh, yes. I tried that, too.)
Still. I find the whole thing freaky. But, it was the most interesting doctor’s visit I’ve had in quite awhile. That’s for sure.

My dermatologist is only in town two days a week so he shares an office with an ob/gyn & a cardiologist. Today, I’m laying on the exam table when I glance over and see the item in the picture. All I could think was, “What the f*ck is that? Holy Mother of an Ice Cream Cone. Is it some sort of bizarre light fixture? If that baby head lights up, I’m gonna freak the hell out. Is that a manta ray skeleton swimming between two baby heads? Am I imagining this? Has the doctor drugged me and I don’t remember it? “

The doctor must have seen the horrified look on my face and explained that it’s a model used by the ob/gyn who shares the office. Apparently, it demonstrates (thanks to the flexible stick) how a baby’s head fits through the pelvis. Yes. You can actually manipulate the head through the pelvic opening. (I, of course, had to try this out the moment he left the exam room.)

In case you are wondering, one head represents a premature baby and the other head represents a full-term neonate. You can swap the heads out. (Oh, yes. I tried that, too.)

Still. I find the whole thing freaky. But, it was the most interesting doctor’s visit I’ve had in quite awhile. That’s for sure.

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  1. thesassyprince said: this is really the weirdest thing ever
  2. thesahmmy said: the actual fuck??
  3. judeabouttown said: Creepy
  4. jimnasium said: This reminds me that I’ve gotta set up an apt with my dermy!
  5. mammalingo said: This would have scared the baby out of me.
  6. stay-at-homedadblunders said: I am sure it would be a interesting visit to say the least….yikes!!!
  7. photosbykime said: nightmare inducing.
  8. designingdaddy said: Oh my god, I have to have one of these.
  9. piggyvonninja said: hahahahahahaha… can’t stop laughing over here. I almost wish that it was a light fixture!
  10. bumbleeebeees said: I would leave immediately and quickly before it’s too late!!!
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