100 reasons to live in Ottawa, ON by Larysa Valachko.



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Unlike in some other provinces, pregnant women in Ontario have the right to choose between an obstetrician or a midwife to be their primary caregiver during pregnancy, and in spite of the choice made, the services are paid by the OHIP (Ontario Health Insurance Plan). An obstetrician is a special doctor who takes care of the woman during her pregnancy and helps at birthing. Obstetricians take turns in being available during labor in the hospital, that means that the woman has a big chance to be assisted not by the obstetrician who looked after her pregnancy. These doctors are experts in dealing with different complications during pregnancy, labor, and birth. If a woman chooses an obstetrician to follow her pregnancy, she will deliver the baby in the hospital. An obstetrician and hospital birth is a great choice for those who have to rely on medical assistance or who feel safer by being surrounded by impressive medical equipment and staff. Although many people will agree that doctors’ uniforms and their clinics unwittingly make the visitors feel less healthy. For a woman who has a normal pregnancy, it might be important to keep the feeling of being healthy and capable to give birth without going through stressful and often unnecessary medical exams and interventions. In this case a midwife is often the best choice to go for.

[Author: Andy Rodriguez]


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