Category Archives: VBAC

Fear Free Childbirth

I was fortunate to visit with Alexia from FearFreeChildbirth.com and we had a great talk about births & how she serves families. Since I’m recently relocated to the UK it was great to also hear a bit about the birth … Continue reading

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Pregnancy & Fear

Five years ago this month I wrote a guest post for Birth Without Fear on the topic of coping in pregnancy after a loss, premature arrival, or traumatic birth experience. As Kit and I collaborated on it we discussed what … Continue reading

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Welcome Baby R!

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Birthy Blog Round Up! Parents’ Version

After seeing several posts recently that I thought were so helpful I decided a blog round up was in order! I’ve not decided if this will be a one time or on-going thing, but I know you’ll find these authors … Continue reading

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Cesarean Rates & Information

I’ve read through many of the posts on The Unnecesarean Blog and I’ve linked to some of them before. It’s a fantastic resource for moms and birth professionals. (Hint, hint, doulas – you really should go check it out.) I … Continue reading

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Special Scars – Katie Perez

Katie Perez is a wife and mom to 4, a birth doula, apprentice midwife, and had a vba3c with an inverted T incision in August of 2009. She now sits on the board of directors for the non-profit organization Special … Continue reading

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Monitrice Services – Abbie Spreier

What is a monitrice? How does her role differ from that of a doula or midwife? A midwife is a primary care provider who offers complete prenatal, birth, and postpartum care. A doula gives physical, emotional, and informational support to … Continue reading

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VENI, VIDI, VBAC!

Purchased through ICAN of Atlanta and they ship for $18 total within the US (I believe – confirm with them!)

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VBACs, ICAN, and Special Scars

Unfortunately there is still a lot of misinformation being shared these days about the risks of repeat cesareans vs. VBACs (vaginal birth after cesarean.) According to the ACOG guidelines (American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology): Attempting a vaginal birth after … Continue reading

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ICAN Meetings & Special Scars

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

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