The Career Of An Ob / Gyn

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Eric Hoffer once said “One of the marks of a truly vigorous society is the ability to dispense with passion as a midwife of action - the ability to pass directly from thought to action.” The reason someone would pick this occupation is because they feel that giving a person or family a chance of hope to have a child is extraordinary and give women a chance to have full control and knowledge of what 's going on inside of their bodies. And how they will endure spontaneous and thrillful days. The career of an Ob/Gyn is a thrilling and exciting career, because one will never have a dull moment. This research will describe the career of Ob/Gyn what is required to become a successful Ob/Gyn, and the impact this career has on society. The history of Ob/Gyn care was provided by the woman 's mother or a female relative, the males were not allowed in the delivery room while the mother is giving birth. This took place during the Greek and Roman times, and gradually traveled to the United States. Until the 17th century in France, where they established male midwives, still women have dominated the career in ob/gyn care with a 70.3% of residency while males are the minority with a 64% in this career field. Midwives functioned as respected care providers for women. During the 18th century doctor Robert Koch discovered that most infections were not transferred airborne, but by contact with other surfaces and created a sepsis, which is a state of being free from disease-causing contaminants in the operating room which gave Elizabeth Bennett an easier time giving birth to her daughter through cesarean section in Virginia 1794 who became the first women in the United States to have a successful delivery. A Obgyn specializes in diagnosing, treat... ... middle of paper ... ...the occupation of an Obstetrics and Gynecologists the positive outcomes of this career is receiving a higher income, having the possibility to start your own business, and giving women and her family these a sense of relief, the cons related to this career field is having to work long hours, requiring possible work related injuries on the job,the possibility of getting sick yourself, the required training and residency, and being “on-call” 24 hours a day. After receiving all this information that cons outweigh the positives I still find it fascinating how someone can go from one moment being calm and talking to co-workers and into instant action. And bringing a family that never had a child before or a family having plenty of kids into having a sense of hope that during the delivery you are going to try your absolute best to bring their child into this world safely.

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