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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted Anderson
28 years experience Gynecology
Depends: You need to look at the training and credentials. A certified nurse midwife has training and experience that a lay midwife will not have. Check out ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Can't really tell: It is hard to tell whether a midwife or a doctor would be more likely to be at one particular delivery. A pregnant woman can talk with her doctor to s ... Read More
Dr. Lanalee Sam
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: It really depends on your ob. In my practice, i offer a concierge service where i limit my OB patients so that I am available to be with my patients d ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually the Same: Your out of pocket costs will be the same. Most insurance companies only pay a set amount regardless of who does a delivery. Most midwives only get ho ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Knittel
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Open discussion: To get more information about options for delivery, consider having meetings with both an ob-gyn and a midwife to talk about your specific situation a ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Surgery: Both mid wive and obgyns can delivery low risk pregnancies and do well women exams. An obgyn can do what mid wives can plus high risk pregnacies and ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicole Bullock
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually: Of course, it all depends. Some hospitals have midwives on staff. In these situations, midwives help manage uncomplicated deliveries for the l&d unit. ... Read More
A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
If you are having: Any type of gyn problem or if u need to get on birth control or u need std testing.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Noel Shamley
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Likes
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
OB/Gyn: Someone who solely practices gynecology does not take care of pregnant patients. They do women's care and surgery. A practicing ob/gyn does both obs ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keshav Narain
29 years experience Retinal Surgery
OB=baby: The OB stands for obstetrics. The training for all ob/gyn's includes both obstetrics and gynecology. Thereafter, doctors may choose to do both or ju ... Read More
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