OB/GYN Importance

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The Importance of OB/GYN’s
Elijah Henderson
RS Central High School

There has always been a great need and importance for Obstetricians and Gynecologist (OB/GYNs). There are babies born every day and with this being said there needs to be OB/GYNs to help with the delivery of that baby. OB/GYNs are even more needed today than they ever have been. There are more needed today because more women are getting pregnant everyday. “An OB/GYN is a physician who provides medical and surgical care to women including; pregnancies, childbirth, and disorders of the female reproductive system. OB/GYNs have a broad base of knowledge and can vary their professional focus. Many develop unique practices, providing high-quality health care for
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For an obstetrician you never know when you could get called in, it would all depend on when the women was ready and the baby was ready to come into its new world. As for a gynecologist you usually would have an appointment made so it usually would be a set time for you to come in and leave. Since gynecologists are involved with the reproductive system of a women rather then when there is an actual baby. There are many places of employment for an OB/GYN. Any hospital with a birthing center or birth place would be a good place of employment. As an OB/GYN you usually pick a subspecialty. “There are four recognized subspecialties in the field of obstetrics/gynecology: gynecologic oncology, maternal/fetal medicine, reproductive endocrinology and infertility, urogynecology/reconstructive pelvic surgery. You can be board certified in all of these and can be in more than one” (What Is an…show more content…
I think that I am going to get my bachelors degree in biological and biomedical sciences, and I will complete my schooling at East Carolina University. Then I will go on to become an OB/GYN. For my subspecialty and for what I will be board certified in will probably be, Maternal and fetal medicine and Reproductive endocrinology and infertility. I would try my best to become what I want to be not matter the bumps that will be in the road. Like I said I would love to be an OB/GYN still because like I stated earlier in the paper it is about the experience. I would love to know that I have brought a new life into this world, It would also be nice to help people through their pregnancy and help them along the way. Also, like I said the need for OB/GYNs is growing more and more everyday. References
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