ICAN Online Webinars

Journey to VBAC: What You Need to Know



Presented by Gretchen Humphries, ICAN Advocacy Director, this webinar is a must for women planning a VBAC and their partners. You will learn about the basic issues surrounding VBAC plus answers to common questions such as, "Am I a good candidate for a VBAC?" and "How can I maximize my chances of having a vaginal birth next time around?"


This 90-minute online session will cover:


  • VBAC basics: history, risks, and success rates by birth setting
  • Are you a good candidate for a VBAC?
  • Cephalopelvic disproportion
  • Vaginal birth after multiple cesareans
  • How long should you wait between pregnancies?
  • Single vs. double-layer sutures
  • How to increase your chances of having a VBAC


Date: Sunday, May 2

Time: 9:00 p.m. EDT


Other Time Zones  
U.S. Central     8 p.m.
U.S. Mountain     7 p.m.
U.S. Pacific     6 p.m.
Buenos Aires     10 p.m.
GMT - Monday, May 3     1 a.m.
Rome  - Monday, May 3     3 a.m.
Istanbul  - Monday, May 3     4 a.m.
New Delhi  - Monday, May 3 6:30 a.m.
Tokyo  - Monday, May 3   10 a.m.
Canberra  - Monday, May 3   11 a.m.

This webinar is FREE for ICAN subscribers. Become an ICAN subscriber during April, Cesarean Awareness Month! Please visit the ICAN Bookstore or contact your local chapter for special CAM rates


Non-subscribers: $15 or become an ICAN subscriber (see above).


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Gretchen Humphries is the Advocacy Director for ICAN, the ICAN email list administrator, and co-leader of the ICAN of Ann Arbor Chapter. She is also a Veterinarian, working in emergency and critical care at the Animal ER Center in Southeastern Michigan. She has written extensively on birth topics and many of her essays can be found at Birth Matters. She is the mother of 4 wonderful children and the wife of a man who realized how much they’d both lost with the cesarean, after his third child was born at home. Gretchen has had one cesarean for breech twins and 2 wonderful HBACs.


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