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Our plans have changed a bit since I started my most recent thread so I thought I'd post a new one.  We were planning a VBAC with an OB at Los Robles hospital but we're going to try to find an new VBAC OB at Cedars.  We just don't have a good vibe with our current doc.  I'm 29 wks along so it's kinda late but we're going to try anyway.  We'd like a natural birth as best we can with a VBAC.  Out current doc seems to like Pitocin (which I thought was a no-no with VBACs)...
Thanks for the suggestions!  After talking to my husband, we are going to try to find an OB at Cedars.  Aside from doing VBACs, we just can't think of other positives for Van Geem.  I called de La Pena's office and the nurse I spoke to was incredibly rude.  I had a simple question (or so I thought) and she said the doctor doesn't have time to speak to the nurses so she can't ask him.  Sounds like they're way to busy.  Several people have pointed me to Cedar but we were...
Thanks for the doula suggestion!   Do you know the names of other VBAC friendly OBs?  I posted on here awhile back and also on a local mom's yahoo group.  I was only given 3-4 names, if I remember correctly, and none of them do VBACs anymore.  Cedars and UCLA do VBACs but we think that's too far of a drive if we need to go at a high traffic time.  Baby #1 was a fast labor.  There was another hospital closer but some of their Doctors and nurses got busted running a...
We just moved to the Santa Clarita area and the OB I'm with is in Thousand Oaks.  He's the closest I could find who does VBACs.  I'm looking for a doula in that area.  Any recommendations?  Thanks!
So sorry for my delayed response!  Our internet has been mostly down for the last few weeks.  We ended up getting a place in Santa Clarita and DH is living there now.  We're still waiting on the relocation company to get their act together so DD and I aren't there yet.  We had very little time to look for a place.  DH went there for one day and didn't manage to make to to Simi or Northridge to look at rentals.  So, we're in Santa Clarita for the next year.  We went to...
My husband accepted a job in Northridge.  He starts in two weeks and we haven't found a place to live yet.  He's going there in a few days to find something.  Based on online info, we really like a place in Santa Clarita so we're hoping it's good in person.  I am 13 wks pregnant with baby #2.  I am looking for a VBAC friendly OB, a no-vax friendly pediatrician and a family doc.  Also, where I live now there are two home birth type organizations that have midwives,...
I guess I also need to ask about lifestyle of this area... farmer's markets?  Whole Foods-type stores?  No-Vax friendly pediatricians?  VBAC/natural birth friendly OBs or hospital midwives?  (We're expecting #2)  Park and Rec activities?  Community pools?  decent parks?
Thanks for the info ladies!  The only reason we were looking at Simi Valley was because my husband was told that a lot of employees live there.  We were also looking at the Santa Clarita area.  It doesn't look too far away.  When I was searching on realtor.com to get a feel for the housing prices it seemed that Northridge was the most expensive of the area but the part of Northridge that we drove through last week looked pretty nasty.  I wish we had more time to explore...
My husband has been offered a job in Northridge CA.  We've been told that many people who work there live around Simi Valley.  They have a relocation specialist who should be contacting us in the next few days.  We don't yet know what the relocation package is but we now know the salary offer so I can start doing some math.  We live in Southern NV now so we'd be moving from a low cost of living/low tax area to a high tax/high cost of living area.  We want to make sure...
Thanks everyone for the suggestions from all sides. For some reason my email account started tagging MDC as spam so I didn't see the email saying that someone had replied. Anyway, I never put back the coupons. I still have them in my bag. There is a person's name on the check coupons but I don't know who he is. I checked the break room and there's no coupon basket. The company is big enough that it's really not something I think I can initiate although I think it's a...
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