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Call the Midwife? Read this first

The use of midwives during the labor and delivery process is becoming more common. The Columbus Dispatch published a great story on the issue over the weekend where it highlighted the rising popularity of using midwives and the dangers associated with it. Here are a few highlights from the article:

Did you or your baby suffer because of pre-eclampsia?

Having a baby can be one of the most exciting and rewarding, yet worrisome, experiences of your life. If it is the first time you've been pregnant, you may be anxious, not knowing quite what to expect. Even if you already have several children, every pregnancy and birth is unique, so issues you face with one situation might not even be present in another.

Your doctor is accountable for his or her medical diagnosis

Even if you have some type of medical background, there is no expectation you will be able to properly diagnose yourself. That is part of a licensed medical doctor's job. When you seek medical examination because you are not feeling well, it is reasonable that you expect your doctor to be able to figure out the underlying cause of your ill health. 

Our Recent Blog Posts

  • Aug 16 : Preparing for surgery in an Ohio hospital?
    You only get one life and that's why staying as healthy as possible is so important. Most Ohio residents can relate to minor health problems from time to time. You might get a bad cold or even suffer from the...
  • Aug 02 : When should you consult an Ohio doctor for a second opinion?
    Any number of issues may prompt you to seek medical examination at an Ohio doctor's office. Whether you're acting on your own behalf or as a parent of a minor child, you can expect that the doctor in question will...
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