This post was originally published June 14, 2008. It has since been updated to include more information on the technicalities of homebirth.
I have incredible software on this website called StatCounter and through that I’m able to see what search engine queries bring people to the site.
I’ve noticed more queries asking if VBAC is [...]
When considering your post-cesarean birth options, it’s good to know what type of uterine incision you have. The only way to verify this is by getting a copy of your operative report from the hospital where you had your cesarean. I recommend bringing copies of your operative report when interviewing care providers as [...]
Things are harder once you have a cesarean – limited future childbirth options, future potential complications in your own body, future potential complications with babies, future potential complications getting and staying pregnant, and now complications with insurance. I read this article in the New York Times and my stomach turned. This is yet one more [...]
This article has links to cesarean and VBAC rates by hospital for the following states: Alabama, Alaska, California, Florida, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Texas, and Utah. (For more information on California hospitals, go here.)
This is great info for women of those states!
Compliments of Our Bodies Ourselves: Finding and Comparing [...]
Want to know if your doctor has been subject to a board hearing or disciplinary note?
Here is a link to the State Board sites for all 50 states.
Wow, what an incredible video – it moved me to tears. Chronicles one woman’s journey through miscarriage, a cesarean (where she was told her pelvis was to small for vaginal birth), VBAC advocacy in her state of New Jersey (where she met with the governor and held a rally at her local hospital), onto her [...]
As I’m sure you can imagine there was much discussion on the ICAN list of the two moms who died within days of each other after their cesareans at Underwood, a New Jersey hospital.
I’m sharing the following post, with permission.
I am a registered nurse, and have no intention of ever working within [...]