Feb 06, 2012
This morning we went to have the fetal echocardiogram for the boys. The dr. said they are both perfect, thank God! I didn't sleep very well last night because I was so anxious about this. I have to say the boys are getting so big! We did get new ultrasound pics, I know I've been bad about getting them posted, but I will try to do that this week.
The only thing bothering me right now is my ob/gyn office. I've been going to them since I was 15 years old. My mother and my sister went there as well until they both had it with the office staff and just their experience overall - many years ago they both went somewhere else. I didn't bother changing because I just felt like I only go there once a year for a check up and I can put up with the bs. I guess i've just been more laid back about this.
Today I think I change my mind. It wasn't that is was such a awful horrific experience but for some reason they all started to get on my nerves. First the staff, she has replaced the staff numerous times, to the point where I never know any of them every time I go. Maybe this is my own fault for letting this stuff go but I like I said I thought it was something I could deal with since I only went once a year.
Ok well first of all, she continually takes new patients, you can literally wait an hour before getting in the examining room (however, I haven't experienced this since I became pregnant ) then once you get into the room, you can be sure you will sit there maybe for a half hour or more. Again, I haven't experience that since going to her as a pregnant patient.
So the nurse takes my weight, the urine test, blood pressure. The dr. who is not my main dr, the covering dr. comes in to see me. First she looks at my chart and says how come you haven't been here since December? You need to be here once a month. I said Yes, I know that but your staff gave me this appt. Second, she looks at me and asked me if I found out if the donor was tested for cystic fibrosis? This is something that we cleared up (or I thought) at my very first visit. So I just said to her yes and she was tested negative. Then she looks at my weight and says oh my you've gained a lot a weight since the last time you were here. So I look at my husband like is she ok? Anyway, she says lets go to the scale so I can weigh you. So she weighs me and some how she gets it to read 2 lbs lower. Honestly I don't know what the big deal is because It wasn't that much weight and the last time she told me try to put 11 pounds on. Ugh so I know you are probably saying when is she going to get to the part where things are out of control? lol Sorry - as I'm writing this I feel kind of ridiculous but let me continue.
So now my husband who just had dental work looks like he just had dental work lol. He is just sitting there being quiet - unusual for him lol. So she gets her doppler and only listens to one of the boys hearbeat and puts it away. So at first I was thinking wth? I honestly don't think she realized or bothered to read my chart to see I was having twins. She said ok you're all done. So I asked her about when we would know the csection date, just curious I know its early but if she had any idea. She says oh you will be schedule 1 week before your due date. I thought that was strange. She said I can't even call labor and delivery until then something about board of medicine rules.
Ok so maybe tis just me but I just was really annoyed by all of them today. Her staff was out of control and literally yelling to me from the back of the office if Wednesday, March 8th was good for my next appt?? I said are you sure its a wednesday?I think you're wrong and she was but I didn't notice until after I left they she actually scheduled me for this Wednesday the 8th. Are they ok?
So I'm feeling kind of unsure about them all now. I don't know how easy it would be to find a new ob/gyn for a 5 month pregnant woman? What do you ladies think I should do? Just continue and then get a new one after the boys are born? Am I being ridiculous?