Patient asks for OB physician during pregnancy and delivery, told ‘no’
Rebekah Bernard MD and Niran Al-Agba MD |
At 39 years old, Hasina Hafiz wanted a physician to oversee her pregnancy and delivery. However, the only clinic in the area that accepted her insurance refused, allowing only CNM/ WHNP care. Retired OB/GYN John Lafferty, MD discusses complications that can occur during pregnancy and delivery, and why team-based care should always be led by a physician.