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By John Adams

Being pregnant is an exhilarating adventure, however it can be packed with apprehension and nervousness, specially for first-time mom and dad. Absolute Beginner's consultant to being pregnant eases the concern by means of providing you with solutions to the questions you will have, in addition to questions that you could be now not imagine to invite. in contrast to such a lot different books on hand at the subject, this e-book presents no-nonsense info from a clinical professional's point of view, written in a conversational type that makes even the main complicated scientific terminology effortless to appreciate. Dr. John Adams covers the complete method, from pre-pregnancy concerns like fertility and discovering the proper general practitioner, in the course of the 9 months of being pregnant to postpartum care. committed chapters handle the original concerns that unmarried moms and dealing moms face. With Absolute Beginner's consultant to being pregnant, you may be ready for the actual, psychological, social and monetary alterations to come back in this interesting time.

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If that situation does arrive, then a close associate of mine would be asked to deliver you and manage your labor and delivery. And I would introduce you to various providers in my group who might deliver you. The doctor should know her vacation schedule and more or less whether or not she will be out of town around the time of your delivery. All doctors have backups. You need to know who the backup is and have a name to call if necessary, although the hospital should also have the backup name on file for your doctor and will also place the call.

Both are physicians, but their areas of interest are vastly different. note A family practice physician studies for three years as a resident, focusing on a wide variety of medical disciplines. Family practitioners are primary care physicians, which means they take care of a wide range of medical problems or conditions that their patients may face. Their patients run the gamut of all ages—from babies through geriatrics. Family practitioners have a breadth of knowledge on most disAn OB/GYN completes a fourciplines of medicine, and many of them will year residency, focusing only on manage and deliver generally uncomplicated pregwomen’s health, primarily obstetnancies.

It was nicer to have the same doctor for several babies—at that point I felt as if the doctor and I were friends, and she had a vested interest in me. Another factor to consider is whether or not you’re more comfortable with a man or a woman. I’ve had both—three babies with three different male doctors; two with the same female doctor. If you get an empathetic man (like Dr. John, of course), a male doctor is just fine; however, I found the female doctor to be more in tune with me (plus her hands were smaller—those exams, you know).

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