View Poll Results: Male VS Femail OB- preference
Have Male OB- no preference 26 18.06%
Have Female OB/MW- no preference 7 4.86%
Have Female OB/MW- prefer female 54 37.50%
Had both/either- no preference 33 22.92%
Had both/either- prefer female 24 16.67%
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Old 07-30-2012, 12:13 PM   #11
Ellasundies
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Re: Male versus Female OB- POLL

I've always preferred female OB's but used both begrudgingly during the pregnancy of my dd#2 due to scheduling conflicts. However after the birth/assault on me during the birth of dd#2 I don't think I can physically ever have a male examine me again. If it was absolutely necessary, as in the only doctor that I can see within a 4 hour or so drive was male, then I would insist on my DH being there. I know the doc's don't normally like that but I need to know that I have someone on my side in case the OB try's to take advantage of me again.

If I were the OP male/female doc aside I would probably pass on the 39 week internal check. There isn't much point to them anyway.
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