I'm seeing an obstetrician in Auckland (who's not cheap I might add). We picked him as I have a back condition and wanted someone very skilled. So the problem is, I expected if you got an obstetrician they would deliver you, not someone else. I completely understood that he had a 2 wk holiday last week and I knew that when I signed up, which was fine.But he's back from holiday now and he did not tell us he wouldn't be available to deliver our baby next wknd which he sprung on us the other day as someone else is on call. I was shocked to be honest and wish i had if said something in the spot.
Is this normal? I mean I didn't pay all this money and build rapport and have my back condition explained to hun over the last 8 months to have someone else deliver the baby! They never told me when I booked that it was a on call situation. Maybe he's just taking the wknd off, but I'm not impressed.
I see him again in 4 days time so will bring it up.
Keen to hear your thoughts .