Quoting Reina5:" Anyone's SO have a problem with male OBGYNs? My sister works with one who is excellent and is trying ... [snip!] ... drs, but SO is being stubborn...my sis even said she could get us a free u/s video and he still won't budge...ugghh so annoyed"
Mine doesn't care, at first I wanted a female one. So with my first pregnancy I was going to go to one (that a girl I worked with was going to). Then when I started spotting/bleeding they wouldn't see me b/c I was new and told me to go to the ER if I thought it was bad. So I ended up doing that and then they had me go to my Dr. a few days later for repeat blood work. So all I saw at her office was the front desk and the lab tech. I never met her. I didn't care for how they treated me, so when I got pregnant with Steven I switched Drs. The ER dr. that saw me was a male and I didn't mind when he checked me, so I didn't care anymore. I am now with a male Dr. (that a different girl at work suggested) and I love him!!
Back to the question, lol. Hubby looks at it as that's his job, he looks at that stuff all day and sometimes he feels sorry for some of the things he might have to see. They have a female dr. in the office and at the end of Steven's pregnancy you meet with the other Drs (there's my Dr., his Brother, and the female Dr.). She was nice, but I am glad I am with my Dr.
If your hubby feels uncomfortable about it, I am sure you can ask to have a nurse or something in there for his sake. And they don't always look at you down there, only for the pap, trans u/s, checking of the cervix (at the end), and when you give birth. Most visits are listening to the hb and talking about stuff.