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Originally Posted by aran
Sorry that you'd like a VBAC but that it looks like an uphill battle, Llyra. You do have a while to test out some mw/OBs and see if you can find one willing to support you in this decision. May I ask why you don't meet ACOG guidelines? I just re-read the guidelines, and it would exclude people without a "clinically adequate pelvis" and includes *only* people with one single low transverse incision. Those exclusions apply to lots of moms who probably could successfully VBAC, I think! My sis had a VBA2C in 1992, and when she recently switched to a new gyn, he said "How did THAT happen?!" as if it weren't possible.
Originally Posted by pinuchkin
Why he can't understand (why I can't properly explain) that I just want my body & the babe's body to do what we should/could do without rules not based on good science ... argh.
Originally Posted by Bennifer
Hi all, I am also planning a VBAC. I'd love to HBAC but none of the midwives around here are doing it since we had a baby die during a HBAC a little while ago in my town. So....that leaves me feeling confused as to what to do. I'm scared to go to the hospital, thinking they'll do all they can to do a repeat c/s. Ds was malpositioned, went into fetal distress...etc, etc but he really was FINE! Ughh. I just found out yesterday that I am pregnant and now feel a little overwhelmed as to how to start planning this and making sure I do everything in my power to make it happen.
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