Category Archives: C-sections
Originally posted September 2011: This morning (shortly after posting the video below) I got the call and raced out the door to attend my final certifying birth. We had anticipated a Saturday morning cesarean arrival but this little girl wanted … Continue reading
2010 rates here. As you can see here in the metroplex the hospitals with the highest cesarean rates are: Presby Plano – 49.3% Las Colinas 45.3% Medical City Dallas 44.6% Presby Dallas 43.8% Presby Allen 42% Baylor Grapevine 41.8% Baylor … Continue reading
This Saturday (February 11th, 6pm) we’ll be hosting a special ICAN meeting for doulas and other birth professionals. One doula will talk about how to support mothers through cesareans, in the OR and during recovery. Another will discuss how to … Continue reading
I read through several lists and compiled them, adding the questions I asked care providers during my VBAC consults. (I knew who my primary care provider would be but I wanted to find out back up options in case I … Continue reading
For those mothers who know they’ll be delivering by cesarean birth, or for those mothers who like to prepare for every possible outcome, here are some questions to consider for your birth plan. Many people believe that a c-section means … Continue reading
This is a wonderful video explaining options families have to make their cesarean birth even better. I am thrilled to see this and hope more hospitals will incorporate these practices.