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#1 alysia_5

Posted 18 March 2012 - 09:44 PM

Hi All,
Well this is super new to me so haven't quite worked out all of the abbreviations yet, but can guess that you are not allowed to use names  wink.gif
So I am pregnant with my first, and it is still early days, but no idea who to pick as my obs.
I have heard great things about AM at StVp melb but also pretty interested inFPH. I plan to take a few tours in the coming weeks but there are so many names around I am really confused. I would like someone with a good bedside manner but other than that rally don't know. Perhaps a female too. I have also previously had a vestibulectomy with Rdid it don't want to use) and not sure if I may need to have a Caesarian, although I am very aware that this is not to be taken lightly thus want some one who can give me good and honest advice.
Any recommendations would be great.
Lys

#2 Lokum

Posted 18 March 2012 - 09:58 PM

My tip is not to waste time.

Book in with an OB (or even 2) now.

The hospital can come later (about 8 weeks). However some months, my OB (Samantha Hargreaves, delivers at Freemasons and StVs) books up by 4.5-5 weeks PG.

Mind you, these days it seems they either deliver at F'masons/St Vs OR Frances Perry, so maybe you do need to choose the hospital quickly.



#3 bigglet

Posted 18 March 2012 - 09:59 PM

Have sent you a PM original.gif

#4 Hootabelles

Posted 18 March 2012 - 10:03 PM

Pm'd you

#5 ReadySetRace

Posted 18 March 2012 - 10:07 PM

There's a group of 4 female OBs who I've heard  good things about. Book now, many OBs are booked out by 6 weeks.

#6 alysia_5

Posted 20 March 2012 - 08:26 PM

QUOTE (Lokum @ 18/03/2012, 10:58 PM)
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My tip is not to waste time.

Book in with an OB (or even 2) now.

The hospital can come later (about 8 weeks). However some months, my OB (Samantha Hargreaves, delivers at Freemasons and StVs) books up by 4.5-5 weeks PG.

Mind you, these days it seems they either deliver at F'masons/St Vs OR Frances Perry, so maybe you do need to choose the hospital quickly.


Thanks for this!Just wondered do people really book in with a couple of obs before they decide?
Alysia

#7 bigglet

Posted 20 March 2012 - 08:34 PM

QUOTE (alysia_5 @ 20/03/2012, 08:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Thanks for this!Just wondered do people really book in with a couple of obs before they decide?
Alysia


No you just ring up the particular OB and they will ask when your due date is. They will let you know if they have a spot available. With my first child I was only 6 weeks pregnant and had to ring 4 different OB's before one took me on. Couldn't believe it - they always take on previous patients though.

#8 First timer 2012

Posted 25 March 2012 - 08:13 AM

Hi I'm in exactly the same position! I'm tearing my hair out trying to decide! If anyone could PM their recommended obs at FP I would be grateful! I'm aiming for natural delivery if possible!  Thanks so much  original.gif


#9 natalia2482

Posted 22 April 2012 - 10:47 AM

QUOTE (alysia_5 @ 18/03/2012, 10:44 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hi All,
Well this is super new to me so haven't quite worked out all of the abbreviations yet, but can guess that you are not allowed to use names wink.gif
So I am pregnant with my first, and it is still early days, but no idea who to pick as my obs.
I have heard great things about AM at StVp melb but also pretty interested inFPH. I plan to take a few tours in the coming weeks but there are so many names around I am really confused. I would like someone with a good bedside manner but other than that rally don't know. Perhaps a female too. I have also previously had a vestibulectomy with Rdid it don't want to use) and not sure if I may need to have a Caesarian, although I am very aware that this is not to be taken lightly thus want some one who can give me good and honest advice.
Any recommendations would be great.
Lys



Can anyone PM me details also?  Many thanks:)

#10 cupcake25

Posted 27 April 2012 - 09:33 AM

Hi alysia_5, did you get any replies to this? If you did can you PM me with details please. Thank you in adavance biggrin.gif




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