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Physical Danger

Most women in labor throw their punches at husbands, partners and nurses, so you should be safe down there at home base. Of course, working in a hospital setting does open you up to contagions and you'll need to practice good hygiene with all the fluids you'll be handling.

Especially in the beginning, being a doctor means snarfing down junk food, and a white coat isn't exactly slimming. It means sleepless nights and little chance for exercise, so your general health will suffer unless you take precautions.