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Care Without Care (Chapter I)

Care Without Care (Chapter I)

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Care Without Care is the true story of Barbara Fisher's courageous journey through a maze of hospital red tape seeking health care for her newborn child.
Care Without Care is the true story of Barbara Fisher's courageous journey through a maze of hospital red tape seeking health care for her newborn child.

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Published by: Ten Penny Players, Inc on Dec 01, 2009
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Barbara Fisher
CareCare Without WithoutCareCare
ChapterI
 A 
true storybyand aboutayoung motherwho soughthealth carefor her child.
 
Barbara Fisher
CareCare Without WithoutCareCare
Chapter I
First published by Avon Books(a division of The Hearst Corporation)in September, 1972©1972 Barbara Fisher All rights reserved.For information addressTen Penny Players, Inc.
 
Before pregnancy, I had no opinions about themedical profession or hospitals. Some doctors Iliked, others I didn’t. I had been born in a hospi-tal. I had a yearly checkup. Every once in a whileIbecame ill, as did my husband, and visited a GP.Iwrenched a shoulder or he cut his hand. Littlethings that were patched up neatly. We paidpromptly and the doctor didn’t see us again until aspecial need arose. To me doctors were craftsmen,hired to perform a service; they were no differentfrom my attorney, local carpenter, veterinarian, orgarage mechanic . . . just craftsmen with special-ized skills. Looking back now, almost two and ahalf years later, I marvel at my incredible naïveté.The doctor, the hospital system, is the enemy.Itreasure my own obstetrician-gynecologistand our pediatrician beyond price. These twoladies are a vanishing, almost extinct, medicalbreed. They are skilled doctors (as are many I’vesince met), but the miraculous difference is thatthey are physicians who still have compassion.Becoming pregnant was easy. So was holdingthe baby for nine months. I was careful about my

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