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NEED ADVICE re: midwife??Dr.??and Doula??

Postby My2sweetpeas on Mon Nov 06, 2006 7:27 pm

Hi there everyone,

Was wondering if anyone can provide me with some suggestions of a midwife and doula as well as the pro's to going that route? I had Dr. Greene for our daughter and absoltuely loved her, she was fantastic but during my 56hrs of labour I had 3 other Dr.'s whom I didn't like so much. Also, I wasn't progressing with labour but due to shift change with the Dr.'s i kept being sent home. By the time I was in active labour I was dehydrated, had a high temperature , needed oxtocyin and baby ended up getting shoulders stuck followed by post partum hemmorage and third degree tears, episiotomy etc. Needless to say not a good situation and am debating about going the Dr. route again. My only concern is if i do choose a midwife and have complications do they have those privledges at the hospital? Also, since my husband and I do not have any family here I really wish we would have hired a doula. Do you need a Doula if you have a midwife?
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!
Just found out we are expecting!!!

Jenn

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