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pmdc5286 January 26th, 2013 12:48 PM

Which OB/Hospital would you choose?
Hi ladies!

DH and I are debating back and forth onThe closest hospital that can deliver with any chance of a complication is 45 min away. There is a hospital that can deliver non-eventful pregnancies about 20 min away. While I don't have any problems with the hospital 45 min away, we are in the process of deciding which hospital and OB group that we want to use.

Choice 1 is the group that delivered my daughter and handled each and every complication. The hospital has a NICU, High Risk Unit etc. I love the drs there and do not have a problem returning to them.

Choice 2 is the group at the hospital where my neurological team is based out of. I do have several neurological issues, including a shunt. When I was pg with my daughter, the OB had to call the neurosurgeon several times during the delivery. This is a teaching hospital, so there would be drs in the hospital should something happen. This hospital also has a children's hospital attached with a wonderful NICU.

Both hospitals are about an hour and a half from my house. The benefit to Option 2 is I am comfortable with my oldest driving in the area with the youngest kids. Hospital 1 area, I am not comfortable with him driving alone in the area.

bcogoli January 26th, 2013 02:53 PM

Re: Which OB/Hospital would you choose?
I think group 2 sounds best. You will have the support of your doctors and a great NICU if needed. You also sound more confident when describing group 2. Stuff like this is hard to decide. Please let us know what you pick.

AmyLM January 26th, 2013 03:20 PM

Re: Which OB/Hospital would you choose?
I agree that #2 sounds better

Dee Darling 3 January 29th, 2013 09:38 AM

Re: Which OB/Hospital would you choose?
I agree with Choice #2.

emsketch January 30th, 2013 03:51 PM

Re: Which OB/Hospital would you choose?
I would go with number 2.

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