VBAC

The VBAC High

December 8, 2012

This is what a VBAC high looks like! Not just for mom, but dad as well. Accomplishing something that was fought so hard for. This pictures caputres the VBAC moment so well. Melissa Cate Photogarphy says, ” The first birth mama pushed 4 hours in the hospital on her back with an epidural, and even […]

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VBAC in a Hotel

December 7, 2012

Our H(otel)BAC by Niki T. Joey’s birth story began 21 months before his actual birth, during the cesarean birth of our second child. She had presented with both hands first (double nuchal hand presentation) during an AROM. Of course hindsight is 20/20 and looking back I can see each domino that landed me in that […]

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Supporting Women in VBACs {Vaginal Birth After Cesarean}

November 29, 2012

“I just wanted to say thank you! I loved being able to read so many wonderful birth stories and encouraging and supportive advice along my journey to a VBAC. It really helped me to know that my body wasn’t “broken” just because I’d had a cesarean, and the confidence and trust in my body was […]

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Different Choices…Different Birth {VBAC}

November 8, 2012

“My first birth was 4.5 years ago with a mainstream doc. She stripped my membranes at 39 weeks without asking me, due to a “big baby” (9 lbs, 7 oz, 22.5 inches).  My water broke the next day with no dilation or effacement, so I went to the hospital and walked, had Cervadil, Pitocin, and […]

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Supported VBAC after T-Incision {Pictures and Video}

November 7, 2012

Get your tissue. Seriously. Brooke with Peace Love Babies sent me a few pictures and tear jerker video of this gorgeous mama’s birth. She had a VBAC after a previous cesarean birth with a T-incision. It is rare to find support to VBAC after one, but she did. Brooke says, “I wanted to share a […]

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VBAC Ban? Say What?

October 23, 2012

Mandy took this fun, messy picture of her 3 year old, who is not only adorable, but was also her VBA2C baby. So why not add a caption to make a point? “There is a VBAC Ban in the hospital of the town we just moved to last week. It happens to be the same […]

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Against All Odds, A Surprise VBAC!

October 17, 2012

 Aila’s birth story begins on Good Friday, the 22nd of April. I began having contractions 15-20 minutes apart sometime in the morning, timing them quietly on my phone. They were quite mild, but really, about the same intensity as the contractions I had during labour with Liam. However, these were painful in front, unlike with […]

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Faith Centered Hospital VBAC

October 4, 2012

The following are exerpts from one mother’s VBAC journey. “…I had always been a little disappointed that I had to have a c-section with Travis.  For no other reason than pride I think.  I knew that I was a mother no matter the method of delivery and that no gold stars are handed out based […]

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Natural Pain Relief Techiniques and Determination in VBAC Hospital Birth

October 2, 2012

It was a Friday. Baby hadn’t moved well in the morning and I got a really strange dizzy spell at lunch time, so we went in to the hospital for monitoring in the afternoon as I’d only felt a few very tentative movements.True to form, as soon as we got on the monitor she started […]

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Home Birth After 2 Cesareans -”My Body Was Not Broken!”

September 18, 2012

I don’t know when to say it really started so I’ll just start with Monday. Monday my Braxton Hicks contractions were a little stronger than normal. I went to my midwife appointment and everything was great, I measured 38 weeks which was no surprise because I’ve measured small this entire pregnancy. Monday night around 1am […]

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