VBAC friendly provider Mid TN - Mothering Forums

Thread Tools
#1 of 6 Old 02-20-2009, 08:59 PM - Thread Starter
mamamw's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 2
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I am looking for a VBAC friendly ob in the Nashville area. I am in Murfreesboro but am willing to travel as my search in Murfreesboro has yielded nothing. My search in Nashville hasn't been promising so far as I am a VBA2C, but I am hoping that with some help I can find someone to work with me. I really want to do this. Any help would be appreciated.
mamamw is offline  
Sponsored Links
#2 of 6 Old 02-20-2009, 09:21 PM
teapot's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I could give you the name of someone in the Memphis area, who was my medical back-up for my VBAC 26 years ago (hospital birth w/CNMs). Don't know if it would be appropriate to post names here, so feel free to email or PM me. Even if you don't want to travel this far, he might know of someone closer to you.

I know he's still pro-VABC. When my daughter's twins were born 16m ago, he made a point of saying that he would make the incision so that she wouldn't have to have a c/s the next time.
teapot is offline  
#3 of 6 Old 02-21-2009, 11:35 AM
marquess78's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 279
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
talk to dr spetalnick @ vanderbilt. he is my ob and about as vbac friendly as you will find. good luck
marquess78 is offline  
#4 of 6 Old 02-23-2009, 04:30 PM
hapersmion's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Knoxville, TN
Posts: 1,772
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
You might also try talking to the Farm, they're about an hour south of Nashville. Even if you want an OB rather than a midwife, they might be able to refer you to some good doctors. (They have somewhat restrictive VBAC policies, I've heard, but they do take some VBACs, I believe.)
hapersmion is offline  
#5 of 6 Old 03-13-2009, 10:27 PM
filiadeluna's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 3,231
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Try the Vanderbilt Midwives! I'm going to them - not for a VBAC, but I do know they do VBACs. They are awesome! :

They are also starting "water therapy" aka. laboring in water tubs on March 15th. If this baby isn't here tomorrow, I'll get to use the labor tub! Woohoo!

filiadeluna is offline  
#6 of 6 Old 04-23-2009, 12:02 AM
KoalaMommy's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: with a joey in the pouch
Posts: 4,342
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I second the Vandy midwives. I had 2 babies with them, including 1 who would have been a C-section with anyone else. They're wonderful and do VBACs, not sure about VBA2C....

slingboy.gifTaking care of 2 girls:energy.gifblahblah.gifb& a babyboy.gif born on his mama's birthday and a few chicken3.gif
KoalaMommy is offline  

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 7,716

9 members and 7,707 guests
Castrotalicia , cnhonest , danzergurl00 , FuzzyOtter , jamesmorrow , jaye , moominmamma , NaturallyKait , zebra15
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.