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How do I change midwives?

(4 Posts)
ricepolo Thu 09-Feb-17 09:17:10

My GP practice only has one midwife. I saw her for my booking in and didn't like her at all: she was flappy, disorganised and didn't listen to a word I said. This is baby #4, I know what my issues are likely to be and she paid no attention, just focussed on telling me to take folic acid and not smoke.

I don't trust her to look after my baby and I and after a close call with baby #3 in the latter stages of pregnancy I want to feel safe.

How can I change midwives? If I call my hospital can I see someone there instead? Or go to another GP practice for my pregnancy? Anyone know what my options are?

ricepolo Thu 09-Feb-17 09:17:28

I'm 11+4 btw so still early on.

JohnLapsleyParlabane Thu 09-Feb-17 09:19:31

Most areas operate some form of choose and book. I'd try maternity services at your hospital for advice.

ricepolo Thu 09-Feb-17 12:15:40

Thanks. Will call them.

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