Choosing a Doctor or Midwife
Why did you choose a midwife? - Midwife Care for Pregnancy and Birth
Choosing a midwife is a personal experience. What were your reasons for choosing a midwife for your pregnancy and birth care?
Mistakes Made When Interviewing Obstetricians and Midwives
Most of us hire the first doctor or midwife on our insurance list or that our friends give us. This can lead to unsatisfying birth experiences. So here are ways to avoid the most common mistakes when hiring an OB or midwife
Five Reasons to Choose a Midwife for Your Pregnancy Care
Midwifery care is growing in the US. Here are some of the most common reasons that women choose midwives to handle their pregnancy and birth care.
What do you look for in a prenatal care practitioner? | Docto…
Choosing a practitioner to care for you in pregnancy is not as easy as it may seem. Which midwife or doctor is the right choice for you?
10 Things to Ask Your Doctor in Pregnancy
We all need information from our doctor or midwife. Here are 10 questions that you should ask your doctor about your pregnancy.
Switching Doctors in Pregnancy
Suddenly you realize that you need to switch doctors. Maybe it's how you feel when you leave the office, or perhaps it's how you feel dismissed. Maybe your OB even decided to stop catching babies, but here you are in the middle of pregnancy and you need a new doctor or midwife. What do you do next?
Have you thought of changing OBs? - Switching OBs in Pregnancy
There are times in your prenatal care when you might consider switching OBs. Has your practitioner ever made you want to leave?
Choosing Baby's Doctor
Choosing a doctor for your baby isn't always easy. Learn how to interview pediatrician's before you have your baby.
Gender Preference: The Doctor Debate
Does it matter to you if your doctor or midwife is male or female? Some women (and men) have very specific reasons to have a preference, while others don't mind either way.
Ten Questions To Ask
Ten must ask questions of any doctor or midwife you interview. The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services gives you a great guideline for interviewing prenatal practitioners in any setting.
8 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About the Call Schedule
The call schedule is probably not something you've asked about in your prenatal care. Here are some things you need to know before labor begins.
Questions to Ask When You're Having Twins
Questions to Ask Your Caregiver Regarding Childbirth of Twins. Such as policies and procedures on nursery stays, visitation, breastfeeding, medications for birth and more.
4 Signs Your GYN Isn't the Right OB for You
You've got a GYN so you think you're settled for life until that big fat positive pregnancy test comes along...
Crazed Care Providers
How to protect yourself from crazed care providers.
How To Talk to Your Practitioner
A simple how to talk to your doctor or midwife during pregnancy.
Common Care Provider Red Flags When Planning Your VBAC
A look at some red flags that might occur when your provider isn't as VBAC friendly as you'd like.
Interview with Jill Arnold
Jill Arnold runs the popular blog The Unnecesarean and has just started a new website to help mothers and others find information on cesarean rates. Here she talks about her new site and why women need access to these numbers.