heather j wrote:When you have your appointment, take along a list of questions you have for your doctor, and be prepared to have an in-depth discussion about what you see a future pregnancy (and conception) looking like and what your doctor sees. Don't be concerned about asking them to explain or justify their recommendations. We spent over two hours in consult with the MFM who oversaw my last two pregnancies; you are, ultimately, placing a great amount of trust and confidence in this person; giving of their time to be a partner is not too much to expect from them (and most doctors realize this). This is your life and the life of your family; a good doctor (and one you want leading your ship) will not balk at explaining and discussing reasons and rationale with his/her patients. Like Sam mentioned, our doctors usually have our very best interest at heart - they want healthy mamas and babies. Finding the right fit for you and your family and becoming a team together will be your best ammunition against this heart-wrenching disease.
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