The Babies After 35 Follower List of Suggested Healthcare Providers!

Shannon M. Clark, MD
November 25, 2022
The Babies After 35 Follower List of Suggested Healthcare Providers!

Please go to my Google sheet of obstetric and gynecologic care providers who provide excellent care! These names were submitted by Babies After 35 Instagram followers. However, they have not been verified or vetted in any way by Babies After 35, so please do your own homework!

Qualities of a good provider:

•Someone who answers your questions
•Staff who takes the time to get to know you
•Clear explanations of all testing
•Childbirth education classes •Helpful and supportive information on pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period
•A chance to meet other obstetricians who may deliver your baby
•Access to high risk pregnancy specialists, should the need arise
•An introduction to optional pain medications
•Information on commonly asked questions
•Trauma-informed and understands how trauma may impact a patient
•Explains procedures before they begin and throughout the process
•Seeks out continuing education
•provides patients with information so they can make informed decisions about their care
•Takes a non-judgmental stance with each patient they see
•Delivers difficult information in a compassionate way
•Will readily refer you to another doc if you have a need for more specialized care, like a fertility specialist

Shannon M. Clark, MD

Shannon M. Clark, MD

Shannon M. Clark, MD, MMS is a double board certified ObGyn and Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist, and founder of Babies After 35. In her roles as a clinician, educator and researcher at UTMB-Galveston, she focuses on the care of people with maternal and/or fetal complications of pregnancy. Dr. Clark has taken a special interest in pregnancy after the age of 35, which according to age alone, is considered a high-risk pregnancy.

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