Why Plan a VBAC – and Choosing the Right Care Provider

Today we kick off a series on having a VBAC with a discussion on why you'd want a VBAC and how to choose the right care provider for you.

Topics I Cover in This Podcast:

  • Why you'd want to choose a VBAC
  • Selfish or backed by science? The real deal on VBAC
  • Is vaginal birth after cesarean safe?
  • Why it's OK that vaginal birth matters to many women
  • What you must decide before choosing a care provider
  • Why a VBAC-friendly doctor or midwife may not be enough
  • How to find the best VBAC providers in your area

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Things Mentioned on This Week's Podcast

  • Evidence on VBAC from Childbirth Connections
  • MamaBaby Birthing – my online childbirth class series. This self-paced series includes a special VBAC section – plus a live, weekly Q&A call to get answers to your personal questions
  • My interview with Dr. Buckley – this helps understand how birth is intended to work, and many factors that help create a successful birth

(NOTE: Want a Perfect Birth Plan Template? Use this template and step-by-step videos to write a birth plan that gets your birth team on your side for a beautiful birth experience! Get the birth plan kit here.)

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Kristen is a pregnancy coach, student midwife, and a mama to 8 - all born naturally! I've spent nearly two decades helping mamas have healthy babies, give birth naturally, and enjoy the adventure of motherhood. Does complete support for a sacred birth and beautiful beginning for your baby resonate with you? Contact me today to chat about how powerful guidance and coaching can transform your pregnancy, birth, and mothering journey <3

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