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  • saw her obstetrician for an exam
  • She wants an obstetrician who is not inclined toward caesarean operations.
  • The obstetrician retired rather than pay the higher insurance.
  • the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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  • Her testimony was exposed as unreliable by the State’s own expert witness, Dr. Dennis McNally, an obstetrician/gynecologist who examined Mrs. Colbey two weeks after the stillbirth.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • I’d known him only casually; he was one of many obstetricians with privileges at the county hospital, but the only one I knew of who also worked at such a clinic.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • No obstetricians, no anesthesiologists, no fancy monitoring devices.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • They were doctors, both obstetricians.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • He performed simple surgery — on appendixes, gastric ulcers, compound fractures — but he also rather daringly practiced every other sort of medicine, too, except gynecology and obstetrics.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • And thus, through the courage and great skill in obstetrics of Queequeg, the deliverance, or rather, delivery of Tashtego, was successfully accomplished, in the teeth, too, of the most untoward and apparently hopeless impediments; which is a lesson by no means to be forgotten.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick

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  • "Missus Jennings," the obstetrician said.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • ’I’m a fine man now,’ says the King, and he sends for the brehons and those to advise with them about the obstetrics.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • The next two years passed quickly, with Sampson and Rameck taking clinical rotations at various hospitals in pediatrics, surgery, family practice, obstetrics, and other fields.
    Sampon Davis, et. al.  --  We Beat the Street
  • We land in a rut of obstetrics and typhoid and busted legs.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • Her obstetrician, Dr. Ashley, gauntly handsome in a Lord Mountbatten sort of way, with fine sand-colored hair swept back from his temples, arrives to examine her progress.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • But if some spiritual obstetrician has meanwhile drawn the shimenawa across the retreat, then the work of representing eternity in time, and perceiving in time eternity, cannot be avoided.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • They use the same modern modalities of medicine as allopaths, anesthesiologists, surgeons, obstetricians, pediatricians and neurologists, to name a few.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • However, when the obstetrician told me the results, I did what I had to do: stuck to a strict diet that left me hungry all the time, got blood drawn twice a week, held my breath at every visit while my doctor checked the baby’s growth.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • The keeper of the Kildare Street Museum appears, dragging a lorry on which are the shaking statues of several naked goddesses, Venus Callipyge, Venus Pandemos, Venus Metempsychosis, and plaster figures, also naked, representing the new nine muses, Commerce, Operatic Music, Amor, Publicity, Manufacture, Liberty of Speech, Plural Voting, Gastronomy, Private Hygiene, Seaside Concert Entertainments, Painless Obstetrics and Astronomy for the People.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • The modern entrance, a towering atrium with marble floors, lies a quarter of a mile away, at the end of a shiny corridor called the Pike—short for turnpike—flanked by banks of elevators, clinical departments to the right and left, inpatient wards on floors above, operating rooms below (forty, not counting the ones in obstetrics), dozens of laboratories in all directions, and mortal dramas everywhere.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • The next June, Theresa began her specialty training (obstetrics).
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American
  • He was going to be an obstetrician—or, as the medical students called it technically, a "baby-snatcher."
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • What other obstetricians perhaps dreaded, she relished.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Like some hero from a forties war movie, the obstetrician had swept in and declared to his troops that he was "going in."
    Nicholas Evans  --  The Horse Whisperer
  • "Help, help," the child moaned, her labor pains threatening now to become a futile, dangerous constant cramp, known to obstetricians as eclampsia.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • The world’s obstetricians are particularly neglectful of their duty in this regard.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • We even talked about the ethics of modern obstetrics, where couples can now find out in advance if their baby will have a genetic disorder, and often abort the baby if they find out it’s so.
    Gaby Rodriguez  --  The Pregnancy Project
  • At various times he worked as a lawyer without having a law degree, delivered babies as a part-time obstetrician without having a medical degree, sold insurance door to door, sold Michelin tires, and operated a gas station in Corbin, Kentucky.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • In a medical study, it turned out that obstetricians in areas with declining birth rates are much more likely to perform cesarean-section deliveries than obstetricians in growing areas—suggesting that, when business is tough, doctors try to ring up more expensive procedures.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics
  • In December 1971, when Jones and his colleagues published their tribute to Gey in the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology, they reported that the original pathologist had "misinterpreted" and "mislabeled" Henrietta’s cancer.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • She’s an obstetrician.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • A humane obstetrician invented these instruments for mothers with the most desperate needs, not for desperate physicians.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • She chose obstetrics and gynecology instead of his field, internal medicine.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Seeing Stone in the hallowed place between a woman’s legs that was reserved for the obstetrician rankled Hema.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • She’d discovered in herself a talent for manipulative obstetrics, becoming expert at divining just how the baby was hung up in the pelvis.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • In that gesture she slipped off the mantle of the traveler and put on that of the obstetrician.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Bachelli up in the Piazza was marginally competent in obstetrics but unreliable after two in the afternoon, and his Eritrean mistress was deeply suspicious of him leaving on "house calls."
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Whatever happened, at least now a real obstetrician was in charge.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • But the cynicism of the obstetrician who has seen everything crept back in.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Once the babies were out, her duty as an obstetrician was to turn completely to Sister Mary Joseph Praise; her duty was to the mother.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • I am an obstetrician-gynecologist.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • He was considered the father of obstetrics and gynecology, the patron saint; in naming me for him, she was both honoring him and giving thanks.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • In her years as an obstetrician, Hema had never thought too much about a newborn’s cry, never paused to consider the frequency that made a baby’s tongue and lips quiver like a reed.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • When she read her Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics (each month’s volume arriving by sea mail weeks after publication, bruised and stained in its brown wrapping), the innovations read like fiction.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Stone, animated now, consumed by a sense of mission, propped Munro Kerr’s Operative Obstetrics open, cookery-book fashion, on the down slope of Sister Mary Joseph Praise’s protuberant belly.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • My obstetrician approved the trip, assuring that I was still a good month away from delivery.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • He told Mrs. Glorbach, seventeen miles out, that I wasn’t up-to-date in obstetrics.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • Rob’s father is an obstetrician; his mother is a longtime emergency room doctor turned occupational physician.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • He called my obstetrician in Corpus Christi and was referred to a Houston doctor, who agreed to take the case and urged us to get to the hospital quickly.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • A Doctor Who Treats Countries, Not Patients Allan Rosenfield grew up in the 1930s and 1940s in Brookline, Massachusetts, the son of a successful obstetrician in Boston.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
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