Awkward, uncomfortable, odd, upsetting

I knew the day would come when I would run into the OB-GYN that delivered Lola.  For those of you that missed the story you can read the edited or the unedited version.  I guess you could say that I’m not quite over the way this doctor treated me.  I thought I had moved on, but when I saw him my heart literally sank into my stomach and this was the sign that I was still emotionally injured by this man.   So here I am at Office Depot.  I have Lolita in her stroller.  I’m enjoying my freedom away from the hotel.  I’m piecing together Father’s Day ideas for my husband.  Then out of the corner of my eye I see a doctor in scrubs.  I think...
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The Bottom Line

Penned by Meredith So many of you have asked about the pricing for our pre-natal care down here in Costa Rica. I am here to tell you… it is beyond reasonable. Here is a mini-breakdown thus far: OB-GYN Appointments with Dr. Daniel Nisman: $120 per monthly visit (this will soon be bi-weekly as I have entered the third trimester). Includes a nurse check-up, a 45 – 60 minute visit with the doctor, ultrasound with 3D and 4D images, generally about 5 – 6 photos and a DVD with the entire ultrasound on it. Pre-Natal Vitamins: $13 for a monthly supply of 30 pills. Initial Blood Work: $80 for my very first blood work exam. Hemoglobin Blood Exam: $8 for the occasional hemoglobin exam Dr. Nisman orders. Urinalysis: $6...
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