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Why would a doctor not accept someone who is high risk pregnancy?

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Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: High risk pregnancy

Perhaps the physician does not feel competent to care for women with high risk pregnancies.
Or they may not want to assume the risk in caring for someone with a high risk pregnancy.

In brief: High risk pregnancy

Perhaps the physician does not feel competent to care for women with high risk pregnancies.
Or they may not want to assume the risk in caring for someone with a high risk pregnancy.
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Many reasons

The doctor may not be equipped to manage high risk patients.
Proficiency in ultrasound, a strong medicine background, fetal monitors, and a staff trained in handling emergencies are usually minimum requirements. It may also be because the doc only delivers at a low-risk facility that isn't set up for preemies or high risk moms or babies. Bottom line, if they won't see you, respect their decision.

In brief: Many reasons

The doctor may not be equipped to manage high risk patients.
Proficiency in ultrasound, a strong medicine background, fetal monitors, and a staff trained in handling emergencies are usually minimum requirements. It may also be because the doc only delivers at a low-risk facility that isn't set up for preemies or high risk moms or babies. Bottom line, if they won't see you, respect their decision.
Dr. Miguel Cano
Dr. Miguel Cano
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