Many women do not interview OBs/midwives when selecting their VBAC care provider. They either stay with the GYN who has been providing their well-woman care or the same OB who performed their cesarean because they like them.
Women they really believe that if they are good patients, if they are friendly, if they don’t [...]
Here is another response to the statement dated December 2007 from Hastings Indian Medical Center explaining why they no longer offer VBAC.
Wow is this article amazing for being published in the post-2004 “anti-VBAC per ACOG” era, by two MDs no less! If your OB gives you the third degree about VBAC, you might want [...]
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.
February 18, 2008
I am a mother of a toddler who was born by cesarean. I [...]
Writing a Letter to the Editor is a great way to reach large number of people. Below is a great example of how you can quickly pen a letter and increase awareness.
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The front page of the Jan. 20 St. Louis Post-Dispatch featured women birthing at home with midwives. The legalization [...]
For Maryland residents: Just click on this link and look up who your Maryland state delegates are. This bill is before the House so you are only writing to your delegates and not your senators.
For those living outside of Maryland, send your letter to the Committee Health and Government Operations Committee (HGO) Room [...]
Below is a letter I’m posting with permission from the poster. I’m sharing it here because I hope that others would benefit from the structure as this letter resulted in CIGNA covering their home birth after initially rejecting their claim.
The strength of this letter lies in a few key pieces of information. First, it [...]