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Waiting for this moment to arise: A healing VBAC induction

by Ashley Ashbacher, MSW, CD(DONA)

The birth of my first child was not what I expected. A lot of what happened was traumatic for me and several days of labor ended when my daughter was born surgically.  3,004 more words

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Our Boy's Birth Story

Our boy was “officially” due on March 6, 2014 – although I am quite confident that the official due date only represented 39 weeks gestation.  However, the “officials” win this one, as I began to have consistent but mild contractions on the doctor’s office due date. 1,590 more words


Cesarean Awareness: A Doula's Humble Reflection

by Erin Stertz-Follett, CLD, LCCE, HBCE

My journey into birth began 10 years ago after the birth of my first nephew, Micah. I wouldn’t fully embrace birth as my calling until many years later, after the birth of my own two girls and the ‘birth’ of the passion inside me to bring services of meaning to pregnant women and their families. 904 more words


My daughter's home VBAC

a few days ago, my little grand daughter, Mazzy, turned two. Her mom (my daughter) wrote the little love note to her and posted online. Thought you would enjoy it. 86 more words

The Marvellous Mary Cronk

Mary Cronk MBE is a legendary British midwife, who worked, taught and campaigned to provide women with choices for their birth, with continuity of care, vaginal breech birth, VBAC and so much more. 94 more words


VBAC Babies R 2 & 3!

 was my doula for two of my three births. My first son was a c-section which is a very long and involved story. After a c-section it is difficult to get a doctor to allow you to have a unmedicated vaginal delivery. 166 more words


deg2an (VBAC)

Kemaren gw sempetin kontrol ke dokter. Perasaan udah lama bener nggak nyambangin Sp.Og yang praktek di kantor gw. Berhubung udah masuk minggu ke-31, kata Sp.Og gw yang praktek di rumkit, gw udah harus periksa tiap 2 minggu sekali. 813 more words