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1813627 tn?1337725975

Midwife vs OBGYN

I had an appointment with a Midwife today, and had a great experence.  We are TTC and she gave some great information and i felt so comfortable.  My questions is how many of you ladies have chosen a Midwife and how many have done a home birth?  I think this is a great option for us when we finally conceive.  Just looking for other's feedback.

Thanks!
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1806883 tn?1458324604
I have had 10 children all deliverd by midwives and if you find one one you like stick with her. I havent had homebirths, all have mine have been in hospitals, but with midwife based care, so if anything were to go wron, doctor/theatre right there. not sure what your hospitals/labou/birth suites are like over there but here you can give birth anyway you like, for my last I had a waterbirth, so yes if your pregnancies are complicatin free, they are a fantastic alternative
1813627 tn?1337725975
Thanks for your feedback.  I was really hoping for a birthing center vs home or a hospital but the closet facility to do that is 90 min away so thats not going to happen.  The midwife I saw today only does homebirths she does not go into hospitals anymore but she does have a doctor on staff to assist with any issues that may arise.  
1806883 tn?1458324604
well that sounds like good back up then, my first was born at a birth center but that was attached to a hospital.
1244180 tn?1325902711
4 years of schooling compared to 13 years....

i personally would never choose a midwife i just wouldnt feel comfortable with one... but i do have a great relationship with my OB/GYN so i feel very comfortable with him

everyone will have a different opinion on this cause the midwife experience is much more personal and less invasive... my friend loves her midwife.... its just not for me

I am going to school to be an OB/GYN tho


you should meet with an OB/GYN and a midwife so you can feel whats besto for you
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I have a midwife also that works closely w the Dr. If she isint in I see the Dr. My midwife is great she delivered my daughter and I've been w her 10 years now for gyn as well.
1813627 tn?1337725975
Thanks ladies for your opinions it really is helpful.
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I am looking for the OBGYN DOCTOR on line for free who can read my TUBE IMAGES
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Are you talking about your ultrasound or images of your tubes because you are trying to get pregnant?  Usually the person who ordered a test can give you the information for what it means but you can post it to your home page taking out the personal info and we can look at it.
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