Should You Change Doctors During Your Over 40 Pregnancy –Lisa’s story

Lisa with then one day old Ava

I started my pregnancy in a traditional OB-GYN medical practice.  What surprised me the most about my visits was the way I did not feel listened to.  I felt they pushed their agenda onto me and expected me to go along with their ideas.  I even had the office manager call and
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4 comments:

  1. That is great info!

    Julie @ Naptime Review

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  2. I agree. I learned a lot from Lisa's interview. Thanks Julie for your comment.

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  3. I opted out of having the amniocentesis when I became pregnant at age 37, and then again at 39 and 41. Genetic testing wasn't even mentioned, but I probably would have passed on it, too. Maybe way back in 1995 it wasn't available. :)

    When I asked my doctor if the amnio would show anything that could be treated if there was a problem, he said no. Sooo... My baby was here to stay, regardless, meaning the test was not necessary.

    Congratulations Lisa. I'm glad your experience ended better than it started.

    Thanks Cynthia.

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  4. Anita, good for you. It's important for all women to realize that we are partners with our health care providers and to speak up about our concerns/opinions.

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