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What type of doctor to choose for my first baby? Gp, fp, ob, midwife
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Dr. Mary Vanko
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Pregnancy care
The most highly trained is the ob/gyn specialist.
. General and family practice docs don't do operative deliveries. If you are thinking of a midwife, choose a nurse midwife that works at a hospital with OB backup.

In brief: Pregnancy care
The most highly trained is the ob/gyn specialist.
. General and family practice docs don't do operative deliveries. If you are thinking of a midwife, choose a nurse midwife that works at a hospital with OB backup.
Dr. Mary Vanko
Dr. Mary Vanko
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Obstetrician.
The obvious choice is an obstetrician - that's what we do for a living.
Midwives are an acceptable alternative, if you are completely low-risk: between 20-34, of normal weight for your height and without any medical or surgical history of significance.

In brief: Obstetrician.
The obvious choice is an obstetrician - that's what we do for a living.
Midwives are an acceptable alternative, if you are completely low-risk: between 20-34, of normal weight for your height and without any medical or surgical history of significance.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Dr. Caren Reaves
If you consider a midwife, do your homework!!! There is a HUGE difference in training between a Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) and Certified Professional Midwife (CPM).
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Dr. Andrea Brand
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