Has always been my favorite quote in regards to all things Birth... We MUST do better of communicating all of the risks vs benefits of all avenues of birth. Real education comes from a caring community and not always from a clinical one.
Me when I was ill. So forgiveable that people couldn't always grasp what was really going on for me. Acting skills sometimes are useful but at other times it's better to be real and let people share your reality. Give them chance to understand it.