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Midwives

Congratulations, you're pregnant! Let the decision-making begin. Choosing a health care provider to care for you and your baby during your pregnancy is one of the biggest decisions you'll make.

www.kidshealth.org/parent/pregnancy_newborn/pregnancy/midwives.html

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Upside: Easy to use site with very good article on understanding and choosing a midwife for your pregnancy and childbirth
Downside: Expect some scrolling

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Pregnancy: Choosing an Obstetric Health Care Provider

Choosing who will help care for you during your pregnancy, labor and delivery is very important. There are several types of health care providers who can care for your needs during this time. Be sure ...

www.webmd.com/baby/guide/pregnancy-choosing-obstetric-health-care-provider

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Upside: Compare different type so of providers to choose from and how to choose
Downside: Article on several pages

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Choosing a Pediatrician

Choosing a pediatrician may not seem like a priority early in pregnancy, but finding the right pediatrician for your family is very important. Many women begin interviewing pediatricians during their ...

www.americanpregnancy.org/planningandpreparing/choosingpediatrician.html

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Upside: Very good overview on choosing and interviewing a pediatrician
Downside: Limited links for additional depth

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Midwifery

What is a midwife? The word midwife literally means "with woman" and refers to a (usually female) caretaker who provides support during pregnancy and birth, and often postpartum. Midwives are trained ...

www.wikipregnancy.com/page/Midwifery

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Upside: Very good user-compiled detail on midwifery with helpful resources and links
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The Doula Advantage: Your Complete Guide to Having an Empowered

and Positive Birth with the Help of a Professional Childbirth Assistant Take Control of Your Childbirth Experience New moms are spreading the word to pregnant women just like you: Doulas make ...

www.amazon.com/Doula-Advantage-Empowered-Professional-Childbirth/dp/0761500588

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Upside: Site selling book on using a doula for your pregnancy with mostly positive reviews
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You'll see a lot of your gynecologist during your life--and vice

versa. Whether you're planning on getting pregnant or just looking for quality care, finding an OB-GYN you can trust to respect your views is absolutely critical.

www.ehow.com/how_109212_find-ob-gyn.html

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Upside: Very good detail on how to find an OB-GYN
Downside: Many ads

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Choosing an Ob-Gyn While Pregnant

Midwives, obstetricians, maternal-fetal specialists — many kinds of professionals can help you through pregnancy and delivery. Be sure to choose a practitioner with whom you feel most comfortable. ...

health.discovery.com/centers/pregnancy/dummies/practitioner.html

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Upside: Good overview on choosing an OBGYN
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When is it too late to change obstetricians?

I'm ten days from my due date, and I've had bleeding with clots for four days now. I called my doctor every day for three days before he finally checked me out yesterday. He did an ultrasound and ...

www.babycenter.com/404_when-is-it-too-late-to-change-obstetricians_2487.bc

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Upside: Expert and community replies to user question changing healthcare providers during pregnancy
Downside: User postings may not be right for your situation

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How can I improve my relationship with my healthcare provider?

I like my healthcare provider in general, but sometimes she still makes me feel uncomfortable about being plus-size and pregnant. How can I improve our relationship?

www.babycenter.com/404_how-can-i-improve-my-relationship-with-my-healthcare-provide_1512506.bc

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Upside: Expert and community replies to user question on improving relationship with healthcare provider in a plus-size pregnancy
Downside: User postings may not be right for your situation

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Shopping for a Pediatrician

Choosing a pediatrician may fill you with anxiety or dread, but it shouldn't. Here are some tips to help you choose. Your baby is due in the next few weeks, and worry starts to set in. Will I be a ...

www.webmd.com/baby/guide/shopping-for-a-pediatrician

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Upside: Article with very detailed discussion on choosing a pediatrician for your baby
Downside: Busy page