VBAC in the News

Are Multiple C Sections Safe? - BoldSky

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 2:49am

BoldSky

Are Multiple C Sections Safe?
BoldSky
The safe number: As a general rule, women are advised on having three C-sections as to how many C sections are safe to be had. It is possible to have a vaginal birth even after a C-section. So, always consult your doctor on this. Topics: prenatal ...

Bergen County, NJ Midwife Helps From Pregnancy Care To Birth - DigitalJournal.com

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 2:45am

Bergen County, NJ Midwife Helps From Pregnancy Care To Birth
DigitalJournal.com
"My passion for midwifery began after my first pregnancy. While my pregnancy was normal and uneventful, the birth of my first child was far from ordinary. After many long hours of intervention after invasive intervention, a Cesarean birth and a ...

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Bergen County, NJ Midwife Helps From Pregnancy Care To Birth - EIN News (press release)

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 2:02am

Bergen County, NJ Midwife Helps From Pregnancy Care To Birth
EIN News (press release)
After many long hours of intervention after invasive intervention, a Cesarean birth and a critically ill infant, I wanted to learn more about natural birthing without the need for surgery, which is where my passion for midwifery began," said Bergen ...

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Suffer from hemophilia and planning to conceive? - India.Com Health

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 7:41am

India.Com Health

Suffer from hemophilia and planning to conceive?
India.Com Health
Plan for a natural birth: Try and plan for a natural birth as far as possible. Episiotomy, cesarean section or using of vaccum extractor, forceps during the birth can cause pregnancy complications and give rise to bleeding in the expectant mum. Also ...

'Kidnapped' by the authorities: meet the woman forced to have a caesarean - Telegraph.co.uk

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 5:33am

Telegraph.co.uk

'Kidnapped' by the authorities: meet the woman forced to have a caesarean
Telegraph.co.uk
It's a consideration of 'risk' that affects every woman who has already had one c-section: another caesarean may cause dangerous bleeding, but a VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Caesarean) is assessed to have 0.5 per cent risk of uterine rupture. For some ...

Well | An Easier Way to Delay Cutting the Cord - New York Times (blog)

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:38pm

Science World Report

Well | An Easier Way to Delay Cutting the Cord
New York Times (blog)
But the practice has been slow to catch on in part because doctors have also been advised that for it to be most effective, they also must hold the wet, screaming infant at the level of the mother's vagina for a crucial minute or longer so that gravity ...
Newborns OK in Mom's Arms Before Clamping the CordMedPage Today
An Easier Way to Delay Cutting the CordNEWS.GNOM.ES
Recommendation Allows Mother To Hold Newborn Immediately After BirthMedical Research News and Interviews_ MedicalResearch.com

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Well | An Easier Way to Delay Cutting the Cord - New York Times (blog)

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:38pm

Well | An Easier Way to Delay Cutting the Cord
New York Times (blog)
But the practice has been slow to catch on in part because doctors have also been advised that for it to be most effective, they also must hold the wet, screaming infant at the level of the mother's vagina for a crucial minute or longer so that gravity ...

Newborns OK in Mom's Arms Before Clamping the Cord - MedPage Today

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:31pm

Science World Report

Newborns OK in Mom's Arms Before Clamping the Cord
MedPage Today
Placental transfusion after umbilical cord clamping was delayed for 2 minutes occurred at near-identical rates among newborns held in their mothers' arms above the placental level -- versus at the placental level -- which is good news for mother-infant ...
An Easier Way to Delay Cutting the CordNEWS.GNOM.ES
Recommendation Allows Mother To Hold Newborn Immediately After BirthMedical Research News and Interviews_ MedicalResearch.com

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Macones, Peipert named deputy editors of American Journal of Obstetrics ... - Washington University in St. Louis News

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:16am

Macones, Peipert named deputy editors of American Journal of Obstetrics ...
Washington University in St. Louis News
Macones is a specialist in maternal-fetal medicine, with expertise in managing medically complicated pregnancies and those at risk for preterm birth. He is internationally renowned for his research on the safety of vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC ...

A canary in the coal mine: the growing popularity of unassisted childbirth - Philly.com (blog)

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 3:01am

Philly.com (blog)

A canary in the coal mine: the growing popularity of unassisted childbirth
Philly.com (blog)
For women seeking a vaginal birth after a previous cesarean (VBAC), choices can be particularly limiting. Some hospitals don't allow them and in many states midwives can't legally attend a home birth after cesarean (HBAC). Outside of scheduling another ...

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Paralyzed ex-gymnast, new son doing well - ecns

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 7:14pm

Paralyzed ex-gymnast, new son doing well
ecns
Paralyzed former gymnastics champion Sang Lan lies in bed after giving birth to a baby boy by cesarean section on Monday in Beijing. Sang fell during warm-ups at the Goodwill Games in 1998 in the US, leaving her ... Wang Aiming, director of the ...

Refusals Cut Options After C-Sections - New York Times

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 3:58pm

Refusals Cut Options After C-Sections
New York Times
But Ms. Scott, 30, quickly learned that the only full-service hospital within easy driving distance, Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, had a policy against vaginal births after cesareans. So instead she traveled 180 miles to a hospital in Cheyenne that ...

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Refusals Cut Options After C-Sections - New York Times

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 3:58pm

Refusals Cut Options After C-Sections
New York Times
But Ms. Scott, 30, quickly learned that the only full-service hospital within easy driving distance, Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, had a policy against vaginal births after cesareans. So instead she traveled 180 miles to a hospital in Cheyenne that ...

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Modern Medicine May Not Be Doing Your Microbiome Any Favors - Valley Public Radio

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:04pm

Modern Medicine May Not Be Doing Your Microbiome Any Favors
Valley Public Radio
She did a study of moms who had C-sections or moms who gave birth vaginally, and shortly after birth, they compared the microbiomes in the babies that came out. And the babies that were born vaginally, their microbiome, not ... And so she's done - she ...

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Modern Medicine May Not Be Doing Your Microbiome Any Favors - KRCB

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:49am

Modern Medicine May Not Be Doing Your Microbiome Any Favors
KRCB
She did a study of moms who had C-sections or moms who gave birth vaginally, and shortly after birth, they compared the microbiomes in the babies that came out. And the babies that were born vaginally, their microbiome, not ... And so she's done - she ...

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Modern Medicine May Not Be Doing Your Microbiome Any Favors - KANW

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:45am

Modern Medicine May Not Be Doing Your Microbiome Any Favors
KANW
... Fueling Our Modern Plagues. He tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross that with the overuse of antibiotics, as well as some other now-common practices like cesarean sections, we've entered a danger zone — a no man's land between the world of our ancient ...

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Modern Medicine May Not Be Doing Your Microbiome Any Favors - KDLG

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:42am

Modern Medicine May Not Be Doing Your Microbiome Any Favors
KDLG
She did a study of moms who had C-sections or moms who gave birth vaginally, and shortly after birth, they compared the microbiomes in the babies that came out. And the babies that were born vaginally, their microbiome, not ... And so she's done - she ...

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Modern Medicine May Not Be Doing Your Microbiome Any Favors - Rhode Island Public Radio

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:37am

Modern Medicine May Not Be Doing Your Microbiome Any Favors
Rhode Island Public Radio
She did a study of moms who had C-sections or moms who gave birth vaginally, and shortly after birth, they compared the microbiomes in the babies that came out. And the babies that were born vaginally, their microbiome, not ... And so she's done - she ...

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Modern Medicine May Not Be Doing Your Microbiome Any Favors - NPR

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:32am

NPR

Modern Medicine May Not Be Doing Your Microbiome Any Favors
NPR
On a study comparing the microbiomes of babies born via C-section and those born vaginally. Shortly after birth, they compared the microbiomes in the babies that came out. The babies that were born vaginally, their microbiome, not surprisingly, looked ...

We need more Muslim doulas! - Altmuslimah

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:52am

Altmuslimah

We need more Muslim doulas!
Altmuslimah
Studies show that today's medical model of childbirth involves practices that can impede the normal process of labor, one result of which is our shocking cesarean rate. Today, one in three babies in the United States is born via surgery, which can have ...

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