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  • Re: No midwives in my area, questioning my OB practice

    How do I know if a family practice doctor delivers without calling them? I think I am going to try to find a Bradley/Lamaze class and ask the instructor if  they have a practitioner they recommend. This has been mentioned by previous posters as a reliable means of reference. I am about an hour away from the city limits of Johnson City, TN. ...
    Posted to Pregnancy and Prenatal Care (Forum) by calialli on 10-01-2009
  • Re: No midwives in my area, questioning my OB practice

    I am in southwest VA on the border of northeast TN. I would really love to find a medical professional that is sympathetic to my desire for a no to low intervention birth. I think my next step is to call the hospital and see if they will recommend a doctor to me or tell me if there are any doulas in the area. The only doula I has heard of moved ...
    Posted to Pregnancy and Prenatal Care (Forum) by calialli on 09-30-2009
  • No midwives in my area, questioning my OB practice

    I am in an area of Virginia where there are no practicing midwives within a two hour drive. Because of this, I am forced to use an OB practice. When I discussed my wishes and the procedures used commonly by the practice I felt like my plans and the doctors' were not going to mesh. I was wondering how much of what the doctors want to do can I ...
    Posted to Pregnancy and Prenatal Care (Forum) by calialli on 09-17-2009
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