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Thread: Waiting Rooms/Areas

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    maudit anglais
    May 1997
    The waiting room at the fertility clinic we've just started going to is really, really nice - three separate little areas, nice seating, lighting etc. Considering how much this is going to cost us, it better be nicer than the image stroskey provided!

    But, even with the nice digs, the magazine selection is pretty crappy - 6 month to 1 year old current event magazines, copies of lifestyle magazines that come free with the local newspaper. I guess maybe better periodicals or more recent issues just get stolen? I've learned to bring a good book - the wait times make a regular clinic seem like an express service centre.

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    Chairman of the bored Maister's avatar
    Feb 2004
    on my 15 minute break
    During a recent visit to Junior's pediatrician, we found they had segregated the waiting area into halves: a 'sick kids' and 'not sick kids' sections. Seems like that should go some ways towards alleviating parents' anxiety from having to sit next to some kid not covering their nose/mouth and spraying snot all over every time they sneeze/cough. I'm surprised they didn't think to do this sooner.
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