A little over a year ago, I wrote a post called “Lessons From a Miserable Pregnancy: Choose Your OB Wisely.” After I received a call from a friend a couple of weeks ago, I realized that it was important to re-post this information.
This friend called upset, suffering from a serious condition common in women of a certain age who have given birth to a certain number of children. A visit with her current Ob/Gyn confirmed her fears. Instead of receiving information about her condition and options for treatment, her doctor simply gave her one choice with no explanation, then as she pushed her out the door threw in a quick, “And if you decide you’d like a hysterectomy instead, just give me a call.”
Women deserve better from their doctors, everyone deserves better from their doctors, and here are some ways to make sure you get the treatment you deserve whether you’re just starting your family or you’re ready to call it a day.
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