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Do you feel more comfortable with a male or female doc..why or why not?
For 8yrs I had a male doc and was comfortable. I then moved to another state and currently am pregnant with my 3rd and have a wonderful midwife :) So I am comfortable with either.


Asked by dolphingoddess at 4:39 PM on Apr. 6, 2011 in Health

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Answers (9)
  • as long as its a GREAT Dr. I don't care about gender

    Answer by Alexias30 at 7:18 PM on Apr. 6, 2011

  • im okay with either

    Answer by april_f at 4:40 PM on Apr. 6, 2011

  • I know this is weird, but I feel more comfortable with male doctors. Maybe it's bc I've just had better experiences with them, I don't know.

    Answer by LovingSAHMommy at 4:41 PM on Apr. 6, 2011

  • i prefer a female

    Answer by letstalk747 at 4:42 PM on Apr. 6, 2011

  • female, she has what i have and she is more gentle and understanding.

    Answer by xLeeAnnex at 4:46 PM on Apr. 6, 2011

  • I was talking about this with my fiance earlier and he asked me why I prefer a male doctor (this time around I really like my midwife) a male doctor just does what he has to do, is to the point when he voices his concerns on things that need to change and what not..women doctors I notice tend to sugar coat or beat around the bush. Thats just my opinion, I know others will feel differently but thats what makes it an interesting discussion :)

    Comment by dolphingoddess (original poster) at 4:51 PM on Apr. 6, 2011

  • I prefer a female doctor. I once had a male OB who would hug me and rub my back. It was totally gross. Yuck.

    My current doc is male. He is very professional, but I always feel awkward.

    Answer by ImaginationMama at 5:11 PM on Apr. 6, 2011

  • I dont care either way.

    Answer by Aqua_Jen at 8:30 PM on Apr. 6, 2011

  • I feel better with a female Dr just because I dont like the thought with another man looking at me I know they are just doing what they have to and I know I'm not doing anything bad I just dont like my body and I dont feel right having anybody looking at it much less a man. Idk its just the way I feel

    Answer by mommato2boys79 at 10:44 PM on Apr. 6, 2011