Prenatal Appointments - Questions about certain procedures
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01-10-2012, 10:39 AM
Join Date: Mar 2010
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Most docs just use a spatula when doing a pap during pregnancy, instead of the little brush. It's pretty much a waste of time, because the spatula doesn't get enough cells to get a good reading. I think I'd be fine skipping it, if I were in your shoes.
Geeky is right...refusing something routine and seeing their reaction to it will give you a good indication of what this team of attendants will be like in late-pregnancy and labor. Better to find out now how pushy they are.
Thanks RCW. I was hoping you'd weigh in. I am touring a non-hospital birth center that is run by a different group of midwives tonight, so I may be switching groups anyway. We'll see...
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