Question CPD

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due 4-30-2010

Hi, I just got through viewing and it is encouraging. I am 37 weeks and measured large at my obs office. They sent me off to have an ultrasound which gave me a measurement of 9.9. My doctor wanted to wait until the following week to even discuss with me my options of delivery. I was very scared because my last two children were 7.3, and 8.11. I am only 5.4 and am overweight but not gestational diabetic. I have concern that since I am not dilating but have a soft cervix at last check that my baby is not going to be able to deliver on his own. My doctor said that at the next check on Monday if I am not dilating he wants to discuss options since it may be "mother natures way" of saying I can't deliver this "macrosomic baby" I wonder if anyone has an opinion of this? I want to deliver vaginally, but I am willing to go cesarian if there is a risk of his shoulders getting damaged or something else.



now I know that ICAN....

VBACx2 after FTP due to CPD

                                baby weighed 6lbs 15oz

                            VBAC #1 baby weighed 9lbs 8oz

                            VBAC #2 baby weighed 7lbs 8 oz

                              labor including pushing  >1 hour !

 My baby from c-section was

 My baby from c-section was 8 pounds 7oz.  This really gives me hope for my next pregnancy.  Thank you.



My son was born 10lbs, 1oz..C-section...This gives me hope!! Thank You!!

I loved this!

Thank you!  Thank you!  Finally, a group dedicated to connecting women with VBAC resources that really inspire and support them!  When I saw this site, it made realize I'm not alone.  


This video gave me the courage to trust myself and my intuition when it comes to my birth experience.


Thank you! 


Becky Wynne

Mom of 1 soon-to-be 2 boys...

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Lisa Houchins

Education Director, ICAN

CPD video

I loved it! How awesomely inspiring!


Helena Wu, Midwife & Herbalist

wow wow and wow

wow wow and wow ...............this is amazing is possible so why do so many hospitals oppose to this?

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