This is the second post on the topic of pregnancy. Just to give you all a heads up, I tend to like to write these in an informative way. I remember when I first got pregnant, I didn’t think about which hospital the doctor was connected with, therefore didn’t think about the support or lack there of that would be provided at the hospital, let along the doctor.
When you find out your are pregnant, it’s time to find someone to help with the delivery.
Questions to ponder:
It’s best to start with your insurance. Look up the doctors/midwives that are on your insurance. Yes, some midwives ARE on insurance!
Make a list of all the people who interest you. Be sure to include their numbers for easy reference when you call around.
One thing to consider, is the hospital/birthing center they are attached to. That is where you will most likely be giving birth.
If you go with an OBGYN, these are a few things to consider:
Hospitals are all different. It’s best to find out a head of time what to expect in the hospital your doctor is attached too.
I would also ask your doctor specifically:
If you go with a Midwife, these are a few things to consider:
Many of these questions can get you started in the right track. It may even help you realize other questions you might have to ask your OBGYN / Midwife.