Episode 61: Doctor Dan interviews co-founder of MommyMDGuides.com, Jennifer Reich. Learn how women physicians balance motherhood with medical practice.
It is estimated that some 20,000 women have a child at some point in their medical education and as many as 50,00 men and women become parents during this process. Parenthood is clearly an epidemic!
Having a child can definitely change your life priorities and, sometimes, cause you to want a different lifestyle. This can lead to a change in medical specialty.
Once you look into the eyes of your newborn, your world will change. This is not something to fear, but to embrace!
Best Time To Have A Child In Medical School
There is no “right” time, which means that ANY time is the right time! See, the responsibilities and stress always seem less desirable when you’re talking about someone else’s child. When it’s yours, it’s entirely different.
Is it tough? Sure, but you better listen to the podcast and let Jennifer answer that question from a women’s perspective.