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2 Bumps

When I registered at the hospital they suggested that I...

make a plan for in case something goes wrong during childbirth! I cannot remember what she called it, but its like a will. It will explain my wishes, etc. ? Did anyone else do this? Should I? Im a little stressed out about this... I wasn't worried about anything going wrong until now!!


Asked by Tarrar at 5:38 PM on May. 5, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • A medical directive? My OB office asked the same thing. It is just kind of a general question that they can ask. I wouldn't let it worry you in the least.

    Answer by Melbornj at 5:44 PM on May. 5, 2011

  • Oh geez! no never heard of this or was asked this both times. Maybe this is something new with your extended health insurance? try not to worry you will be fine, here's a bump...

    Answer by sarasmommy777 at 5:40 PM on May. 5, 2011

  • what a way to worry you lol I had never had this mentioned to me. only plan they told me to make was a birthing plan

    Answer by -lovingliam- at 5:41 PM on May. 5, 2011

  • living will? incase you go into a coma or are on life support you can wish to be kept on life support or have someone pull the plug. stuff like that.

    Answer by ElsaSalsaaa at 5:45 PM on May. 5, 2011

  • Yes! I believe it was called a medical directive! Thank you Melbornj!

    Comment by Tarrar (original poster) at 5:48 PM on May. 5, 2011

  • I've heard of that, they may have mentioned it at the hospital tour too.

    Answer by rio_burb at 6:00 PM on May. 5, 2011