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December 10th, 2009, 06:05 AM
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Ok, any of you other ladies ever get this?

So five of my pregnancies (the ones that went all the way, not the two early m/c's) went pretty well, little to no complications. By little, I mean there were a few times I had protein and slightly high b/p but was easily corrected.

This one was a little harder with gestational diabetes and at 36 weeks here, my baby is 8 lbs and breech and I have a scheduled c-section for December 31th. Which is fine. No biggie, happens alot.

The doctor asked me yesterday if I wanted my tubes tied. I said NO! He looked at me like I was completley insane and was like 'With all these complications you would want another'? I told him I am not sure really about wanting more but I do not believe in making it permanent. He was like 'YOU WILL HAVE 6 KIDS'! I still told him I was not interested . He was like 'Well, your life'. Might as well have said 'Your funeral'.

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Like I said, normally, I like him. I just don't see why he was so zealous about it.

Anyone else ever have this?
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December 10th, 2009, 06:33 AM
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What a rude doctor!! He should have definitly kept his opinions to himself. I am sorry that he was so rude! You should have told him you were trying to catch up to the Duggars!
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December 10th, 2009, 07:46 AM
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Very sorry. Ours always asks, but don't push it. They ask what kind of birth control do you want? And I say "we use the 'it won't happen to us' method.
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December 10th, 2009, 07:56 AM
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That's incredibly rude. Fortunately, my doctor is very respectful of our choices. He may not agree, but he doesn't act like he knows what's best for us - that part is up to us.
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December 10th, 2009, 08:13 AM
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Whoa!! That is so out of line. And by complications he means a breech baby and GD? What's the big deal?!? I mean it's not ideal but it certainly isn't uncommon. I

My doctor will say things like "next time you're pregnant" he's very cool about whatever I choose.

On a happier note, you must be so excited getting ready for your New Year's Eve baby!!!
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December 10th, 2009, 09:15 AM
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That seems completely out of line. For several reasons.

One -- it was rude!!
Two -- I was told that drs and nurses are not allowed to suggest permanent birth control procedures (by my doctor!). He said it was against hospital policy because it's "bad for business" . I thought he was joking so I asked the nurse and she said the exact same thing. (Of course this is only in regards to tubals and vasectomys)

So I think your dr definitely crossed some boundaries!
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December 10th, 2009, 01:10 PM
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I have a wonderful midwife who respects our decisions that we make. I am sorry your doctor was so rude.
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December 10th, 2009, 07:26 PM
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Sorry he was so rude!
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December 11th, 2009, 07:06 AM
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How rude. My dr. has never said anything to me like that. I talked about it with him when I was pregnant with Ava but i wasnt 100% sure I could do it so he said lets not do it right now, he wont do it if Im not 100% sure.
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