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In Your Opinion , Do You Prefer A Male Or Female Doctor ?

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Asked by 16AndPregnantt at 5:59 PM on Mar. 19, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • for myself or my child? for myself female and it depends if boy then male if girl then female

    Answer by mamawilbur at 6:00 PM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • male. I personally just feel weird having another woman poking and prodding at me. :\

    Answer by MamaStuart at 6:01 PM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • female for myself and either for my boys probaly till they hit teens

    Answer by SweetPoison at 6:01 PM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • FEMALE!!!!!

    Answer by kylansmommy09 at 6:01 PM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • I prefer women, they just seem more in tuned to a woman's body and have a better bedside manner.

    Answer by luvschocolate at 6:03 PM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • I was one of those "women shouldn't be doctors" people for a long time. But after going through 4 peds in 6wks with my oldest and only finding a female doctor that would see him, I really started to change my mind. Some of the doctors in my OB practice were female as well, and I had a woman deliver my first two children... But to be honest I was always uncomfortable with female doctors until just a few years ago... I still PREFER a man, but I think that goes back to that's all I ever had as a kid, so that's what I got comfortable with. Plus, I still see the same doctor that I had as a child, so I think that's where some of the issues come in at too, I don't like change. But at this point, I really don't care about gender, it's their beliefs and practices that I worry about.

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 6:06 PM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • Female for myself and my boys have a male dr.

    Answer by mommato2boys79 at 6:08 PM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • Female for myself and my daughters . My lady doctor is excellent , never rushed, the girls like her , couldn't wish for better .

    Answer by janet116 at 6:14 PM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • Our family doctor and my ob are both male. I've tried female doctors, but haven't found one I like. However, I love our male doctors.

    Answer by scout_mom at 6:35 PM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • Male, all of our docs are male

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 7:14 PM on Mar. 19, 2011

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