In reading through comments on polls and questions, I amazed how many women say they got this or that intervention in pregnancy/childbirth "because my doctor said..." and they completely believe because the doctor said it, that their bodies were defective and they couldn't have done without. Statistically, it is impossible for so many women to be unable to have children. I know there are some moms who don't care as long as they can have the most comfortable delivery possible, but I certainly don't believe that's always the case. Our country has a terrible record for OB health, so I just don't understand why every pregnant woman wouldn't want to be informed and make her own decisions based on the research. We have the freedom and access to information in our country that not everyone has, so why be satisfied to be driven like sheep, when it could truly endanger you baby???
Answer by magoogie at 8:22 AM on Jul. 22, 2009
Answer by SWasson at 6:56 AM on Jul. 22, 2009
Answer by tnm786 at 8:08 AM on Jul. 22, 2009
Answer by Adelicious at 8:41 AM on Jul. 22, 2009
Answer by lilbit022009 at 8:51 AM on Jul. 22, 2009
i trust my ob with my life and the life of my baby, that's the reason i see him... he has been in practice for over 25 years and has taken very good care of me with my 1st pregnancy, and with this one, not everyone is as lucky as i am i guess. i have a degree in medical assisting and am pretty knowledgeable about alot of stuff, i don't think i have to research other birthing options if i am 100% comfortable having my children in the hospital under the supervision of my ob
Answer by josiesmommy00 at 8:51 AM on Jul. 22, 2009
Answer by magoogie at 8:52 AM on Jul. 22, 2009
Answer by momtokate at 9:06 AM on Jul. 22, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 9:13 AM on Jul. 22, 2009
On the other hand, why do so many dismiss what a doctors says because a website or book says other wise? I think research with an open mind is key. Doctors arent' always right, but they also aren't always wrong.
Answer by Anonymous at 9:16 AM on Jul. 22, 2009