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The first of the last three Southern California Workshops till 2015!

Hi friends!

I’m sorry I haven’t written anything in so long.  The honest truth is presenting the workshop throughout the country really is a full time job!  But I’m still working feverishly behind the scenes, with over a dozen articles in the queue, updating the class, participating in community events and webinars, interacting with consumers, [...]

Contra Costa Regional Medical Center Supports VBAC & Wins Award

Below I’ve included an article from MartinezPatch and I highlighted some sections.  This hospital boasts a 90% VBAC success rate.  That is huge!

As I shared in A father asks “Why invite the risk of VBAC?:

I had the opportunity to attend the March 2010 National Institutes of Health VBAC Conference where the ability of [...]

10/16 Temecula lecture & handout book available for purchase

I’m so excited about my upcoming presentation to Conscious Birth, Conscious Parenting next Saturday, October 16th from 11am – 1pm at Grace Mellman Library (41000 County Center, Temecula, CA 92591.)

I’ll be presenting a 90-minute excerpt from my five-hour class entitled “The Truth About VBAC.”  Topics include:

History of VBAC: From encouraged to “risky” Review [...]

Temecula breech movie screening 9/11

As a mom who had her cesarean due to footling breech presentation, I’m so excited to see this movie as well as be on the panel afterwards!  If you can join us, please RSVP via the email address below.

I’ll have the following handouts available:

Quick Facts (download the PDF) American Women Speak About VBAC [...]

VBAC Class scheduled for 3/14/10 in Los Angeles

The next VBAC Class has been scheduled for Sunday, March 14, 2010 from 1:30 – 5:30pm.

This is the same weekend as the Trust Birth Conference, so if you are in town, you will have ample time after the conference is over at noon on Sunday to scoot on over to Century City (10309 Santa [...]

10/24 VBAC Class, Free Tickets, 2010 Class Schedule, & Upcoming CA Birth Events

Claremont VBAC Class

The "Truth About VBAC" seminar in Claremont, California is 8 days away on Saturday, October 24th from 1p – 4p.  Don’t miss out on your opportunity to experience an extensive review of the best VBAC and repeat cesarean research as well as learn specific, practical tools to maximize the likelihood of hospital [...]

5 Days till Fullerton “Truth About VBAC” Class

Five days till the Fullerton “Truth About VBAC” class and spaces are still available!

There is also the Claremont class in East Los Angeles County on October 24th.

These are the only classes for 2009.  Register and save your spot!

Press Release: Class Explores Birth After Cesarean Options in Fullerton & Claremont

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Class Explores Birth After Cesarean Options in Fullerton & Claremont

POMONA, CA (September 2, 2009) – VBACFACTS.com announced “The Truth About VBAC,” a class on vaginal birth after cesarean, will be offered in Fullerton on Sunday, September 20 and in Claremont on Saturday, October 24. Incorporating the latest medical research, [...]

$100,000 VBAC Giveaway!

The Los Angeles based Berlin Wellness Group is sponsoring a $100,000 VBAC Giveaway.

What Is It…                                                                 

To further support women’s right to choose their birthing experience, Berlin Wellness is offering gift certificates totally for $100,000 in labor preparation and prenatal services to women planning a VBAC.

What We’re Offering…

In exchange for our amazing [...]

VBAC supportive OB asked to stop attending VBACs by his hospital

Women of Southern California: We are at risk for losing one of the truly supportive OBs in our area.

If you are a woman who prefers hospital births, your options are about to shrink even more.

On Friday, August 21st, Dr. Stuart Fischbein wrote on his blog http://supportdrfischbein.blogspot.com/:

So, met with the chief of staff, [...]

Fullerton VBAC Class Rescheduled to Sept 20th

The Fullerton VBAC Class, originally set for September 6th, has been rescheduled for September 20th.

Hope to see you there!

You can register here: http://vbacfacts.com/vbac-class/

Molly Ringwald births her twins vaginally

Last week, I shared the inspiring birth story of a mom who birthed her twins vaginally after two cesareans.  In that spirit, I share this story of Molly Ringwald who also birth her twins vaginally.

So many women are lead to believe that vaginal birth of twins is dangerous and it leads to many otherwise [...]

Registration is Open – Fall 2009 VBAC Classes

Fullerton, Orange County Claremont, Los Angeles County Sunday, September 20, 2009 1pm Saturday, October 24, 2009 1pm Belly Sprout 426 W Commonwealth Ave Fullerton, CA 92832 (714) 879-1303

Get directions No Sugar Added 141 Yale Ave Claremont, CA 91711 (909) 626-1969

Get directions

To register, go here.  Hope you can join us!

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VBAC Class Advanced Notice Waiting List

Do you live in Southern California?

Are you interested in attending an upcoming VBAC Class?

Would you like advanced notice of dates and preferred registration of future classes?

If so, please email me at register at vbacfacts dot com and you will receive advance notice of dates as well as be able to register for [...]

Open House for New S. Calif Birth Center

There is a new birth center in town run by Beach Cities Midwifery.

I am excited because we need more out-of-hospital options.  If more women hire midwives for their first pregnancy, there will be fewer primary cesareans.

They are having an Open House in Saturday July 11, 2009 from 10am to 4pm. 

Activities include:

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