A 22-year-old female asked:
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whts the big difference if a woman uses a midwife a doula or a obgyn?aren't natural births better and do drs encourage this without unnecessary drugs?

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Dr. Emil Mondoa
39 years experience Pediatrics
Why OB/GYN?: We all love it when pregnancy, labor and delivery all happen smoothly and naturally. That is how we would like it, but frequently, unpredictably and suddenly, things can turn sour and be dangerous to mother and baby. Obstetricians, neonatologists and perinatologists are the women and men trained for those situations. Most midwives have or are required to have obstetricians within easy reach.
Answered on Nov 10, 2018

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