Here I am with my baby’s doctor right after everything was over with. Dr. Hartung was amazing! (He practices at Hudson Hospital in Hudson, Wisconsin.) We live in the Twin Cities (Minneapolis) so we drove about 1/2 hour to each appointment with thim.
He was open to me making the birth experience whatever it was that I wanted it to be. Even though it ended up in a c-section, he encouraged me to try for a vaginal birth but left the decision up to me. After meeting with many people who were motivated only by risk management, it was refreshing to have a doctor that was motivated by birth being as natural an experience as possible while having respect for medical issues that could arise.