I need a obgyn/midwife that delivers at north fulton because I had a very quick labor with my 3rd(1hr 40 min from 1st contraction at 37 weeks). I have had it with the practice with Kay Johnson and I haven't even been able to go in yet! I just want to be seen and I still have to wait 2 more weeks since they have no appts. I have called 2x since making the appt to get in earlier. I can't have a practice like that because things happen, kids get sick and I will need to change appts or be seen if the baby isn't moving etc... This is my 4th pregnancy and I have never had to wait so long to see someone I made my appt a month ago. They said if I have problems and need to be seen I should go to the ER our urgent care, I am sorry but that is BS! It also doesn't seem like they listen to what you are saying. I explained one of the issues I was having and they told the midwife something totally different.
OBGYN/midwife that delivers at North Fulton?
I heard Margaret is wonderful. I was looking into using her but she is far away:(
What?! I have an appointment with her in two weeks, as well! Oh my goodness. Do you know anything about Janet Fedullo, the other midwife there? Or the doctor.
I don't know if Intown will take my insurance...
Hi. I live in Alpharetta and I plan to deliver at N.Fulton with Gifts from Grace. They do waterbirths (which I'm considering) and are very supportive of natural birth. I've been seeing the midwife Sarah there and I really like her. My next appointment is with Diane Tandy and I've heard very nice things about her too. I delivered in a birth center with my first in Tennessee, so I am very used to midwives. I would definitely recommend you to go see Sarah and Diane.
If you can see Margaret, she'd be my first pick, but be prepared for a long wait time esp. now if Kay's patients move to her. Diane delivered my 2nd and Janet my 3rd. I think you would have a great experience with either of them, though I have heard several of my doula friends say they have reservations about Diane. Personally, I like her, and I also really like Janet. I really cannot imagine what someone wouldn't like about Janet (from my experience). She is very laid back, non intervention-oriented and natural birth friendly. If you have a question about either of those midwives, you can PM me too.
I also liked Janet - only saw her for prenatals since Kay caught my baby, but I feel sure that I would have been just as happy with Janet.
Margaret caught my first baby and she is phenomenal. I would have gone back to her but I live very close to North Fulton and I couldn't stomach the drive to her new office plus the long wait times. Both my births at NF have been great... I have had a great experience with everyone there. (Turned out to be a good decision to stay at NF, since my baby has been in the NICU there for 3+ weeks now, I am glad I am so close to the hospital).
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I am with Intown and I have not had a problem with long waits yet. I had one long wait the week Margaret's husband died. She was in the office and they were trying to work things out. It was a couple days before his funeral so I was not expecting everything to be running as smoothly under those circumstances but other then that my wait has not been too bad.
I'm sorry did anyone find out why Kay left Alpharetta Women's Specialist or where she is going? I am currenlty at AWS and have been seeing Janet and like her, but am a little disconcerted about learning that Kay has left under what seems mysterious circumstances. I'm also made nervous by the fact that the ICAN representative posting here is now not reccomending anyone at North. Fulton since I am trying for a VBAC. A little information or reassurance anyone?
Edited by junglebabes - 4/6/11 at 3:32pm