BBL 180: How to Choose a Pregnancy Doctor or Midwife

What do you need to consider when you choose a doctor or choose a midwife for your pregnancy? Today's episode covers what's really important (hint: it's what you want) and how you can both grow your trust in yourself and find a great care provider for your pregnancy.

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Topics I Cover in This Podcast:

  • What does it mean that you get to make the decisions during pregnancy?
  • Considering the consequences of your decisions
  • Why I have great respect for obstetrics - and how we temper that with wisdom
  • Natural pregnancy is NOT just rebellion for rebellion's sake
  • How mentors can save decision fatigue
  • Pregnancy decisions are vital for baby's health and your health...
  • ...and Why it's vital to find someone who listens to you
  • What is your "voice" and why is it so important?
  • The first thing to consider when you start looking for a pregnancy care provider
  • How to search for a care provider online Interviewing a potential care provider (and why you should interview more than one)
  • Why you must ask open-ended questions during your interviews
  • You should ask questions throughout your pregnancy - here's why
  • Why being curious is helpful in talking with your care provider
  • How YOU hold the power in your relationship with your care provider

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