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A letter to a hospital questioning their VBAC ban

A mom in Southern California sent me this letter that she sent to her local hospital.  With her permission, I’m sharing it here.  The hospital did respond to her in writing, which you can read here.

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February 18, 2008

Dear _________,

I am a mother of a toddler who was born by cesarean. I recently moved to the area and was disappointed to learn that in 2003, [Hospital] system banned vaginal birth after cesareans (VBACs). According to [a local newspaper] article that covered the decision,

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommended in 1999 that physicians, including an […]