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  1. VBAC
    Hello, I am moving to the Fresno area and I was wondering how do I go about finding a facility that promotes natural birth and VBAC in the area? I have options to choose different health plans with my new job and I want to choose one that supports VBAC but I am not sure if there is a resource...
  2. Green Goods
    Worldwide, the number of babies delivered via Cesarean section continues to rise - in some countries, astronomically. But why, when research favors vaginal birth? A new study reveals the primary factors driving doctors' decisions to perform a C-section. "Cesarean section rates are increasing...
  3. Other
    A new study offers further insight for women who want to try for a vaginal birth after a previous cesarean section. When envisioning birth, the majority of pregnant women hope for a peaceful vaginal delivery, void of complications, and according to their birth plan. However, anyone who has ever...
  4. Baby
    Any mother will tell you that no birth ever goes exactly as planned. This unique birth had a surprise so big it filled all of our hearts. Amber Rojas is no novice when it comes to birth. Having experienced a C-section, the birth of twins, and a VBAC water birth at a birthing center, this...
  5. New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania
    Hello. I am an experienced homebirth midwife with a New York State Midwife License #1700 , who is relocating to Queens. I am 61 years young and have attended 900 homebirths, all with good outcomes. I look forward to hearing from women who are interested in having an inexpensive homebirth in...
  6. Indiana, Ohio, Michigan
    I am a Home Birth midwife in the Indy area and my service are is about a 50 mile radius. If your wondering if home birth is for you. Please check out my blog post. http://www.serenehomebirth.com/home-birth-blog/home-birth-for-you
  7. Indiana, Ohio, Michigan
    Hello ladies, I am looking for CNM recommendations in Akron. I will be trying for a VBAC and am leery of using the same OB who delivered my first child. She only delivers at McDonald in Cleveland, and I am undecided about Akron City vs. Akron General. I am leaning toward Akron City just...
  8. VBAC
    So, I am on my 3rd and final pregnancy. I have wanted ever since my second pregnancy , to give birth naturally. my first c-section in 2011 My water sprung a leak and being uneducated AND a first time mommy, i immediately went to L&D where i was almost immediately put on pitocin. they actually...
  9. New Member Introductions
    hello everyone! i only JUST found out i am pregnant with #3 a couple days ago, only 4 weeks 2 days .. ive had 2 previous cesareans which i absolutely hated, and desperately want to attemp vba2c! however , louisiana is the worst possible state to attempt that in given most doctors wont even...
  10. VBAC
    Hello Friends! I live up in Casper, Wyoming and was planning a homebirth/VBAC with a midwife. (I had a csection with my first child, but have had 3 successful unmedicated VBAC's since then) But we just found out we are expecting twins, and I need to transfer to a OB and hospital birth because...
  11. Doulas
    Hi fellow doulas! I have not been active on MDC for a long time but I used to practically live her, so I am looking forward to being back. It is cool to find all these new forums including one for doulas and other birth pros to network. I live in the DFW area and have been a doula for almost...
  12. New Member Introductions
    I am 20 weeks pregnant with my 8th child! I have had 3 vaginal births followed by a emergency c section, then followed by 3 repeat C-sections! I am so wanting to have this baby Vbac! I am in need of help looking for a Midwife that is capable or wanting to do a Vbac in my area! Both of the...
  13. Birth Professionals
    This is something of a backwards post, because I'm not looking for doctors who are VBAC-friendly in Cincinnati, but rather looking for experiences with doctors who won't do them, e.g. doctors who stick to the "c-section once, c-section always" rule. People often mention that they were told this...
  14. New Member Introductions
    Hi All, my name is Sara, I live in Elkton MD in Cecil County. I mainly joined this forum due to the responses of support that I have seen on VBACs. I have four healthy sons and am pregnant with my 5th child. I had my First child 14 years ago naturally, no epidural or pain meds and it gave me a...
  15. North and South Carolina and Tennessee
    i need to find an OB right away in the Spring Hill/ Franklin TN area. I would love to find a doc who is natural minded and open to VBAC. any recommendations are greatly appreciated and i would love lots of specifics about the docs. So hard to chose a good doctor when in a new place without any...
  16. Pregnancy & Birth
    One of the wonderful things that my passion for natural birth has brought into my life is the chance to meet women from all over the country who otherwise I would never know. I always come across women who are re-shaping and improving the birthing climate here in America and around the world...
  17. VBAC
    <p>Hi!</p> <p> </p> <p>I just recently gave birth to me first child, a beautiful baby girl on February 4, 2012. My doctor insisted that I needed to be induced and after putting it off for about a week I was induced. It was not what  I expected, I had planned to go all natural but when I stopped...
  18. VBAC
    <p>I have had 6 kids, and #6 was my emergency c/s (it was a justified one, I'll just say that without giving all the gory details).</p> <p> </p> <p>I'm pregnant with #7 and wondering if my status with many pregnancies is going to make me less favorable to the docs in order to VBAC. For various...
  19. Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico
    <p>I've tried to go through old posts but I ended up confusing myself! lol </p> <p> </p> <p>I had a c-section with my first, 9 yrs ago.  I had a successful vbac 2 yrs ago with Dr Reed in the Woodlands.  I'm now pregnant with my third and need to find a dr who believes in vbac's.  I also need to...
  20. VBAC
    <p>So I know it matters.  And I know that the "healthier" I am, the better my chances are for a (someday) VBAC.  I'm not pg now, but working towards getting everything lined up so that I'm ready when the time comes.</p> <p> </p> <p>So I'm 5'6'', 153 lbs. on an average day.  That makes my BMI...
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