Surgery, pregnancy and parenthood - Part 1
In this podcast episode, Dr. Jacqueline Van Laarhoven, an experienced surgeon and mom of three, talks about her journey becoming a mother during her surgical training. Dr. Romina Pena, a relevant surgeon without kids, shares her opinion and inquiries about the experience of being a surgeon and being a mother. In the first episode of a two-part podcast series, Dr. Pena and Dr. Van Laarhoven opened up about their respective paths, exploring personal journeys of managing the demands of surgery and motherhood, shedding light on the balance between career aspirations and family life. Finally, they talk about the childcare expenses offering financial insights for aspiring surgeon parents.