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 kit here.)

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Kristen is childbirth educator, student midwife, and a mama to 8 - all born naturally! She has spent years helping mamas have healthy babies, give birth naturally, and enjoy the adventure of motherhood. Find her on her website NaturalBirthandBabyCare.com and helping families through her online childbirth class MamaBabyBirthing.com

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