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Plan your ideal birth experience with a side of flexibility - Seacoastonline.com

VBAC in the News - Sun, 03/02/2014 - 1:33am

Plan your ideal birth experience with a side of flexibility
Seacoastonline.com
The Anna Jaques obstetrical team is one of few in the area to offer vaginal birth after cesarean, Sekelsky said. Vaginal births are available to patients who have previously given birth via C-section, with consultation and approval from the patient's ...

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Setting the record straight on midwifery - Seacoastonline.com

VBAC in the News - Sun, 03/02/2014 - 1:33am

Setting the record straight on midwifery
Seacoastonline.com
"At Anna Jaques we will do vaginal births after a woman has already had a C-section if conditions allow. Not all hospitals do. Many stick to a C-section once a woman has had one, but it is not always necessary and it might not be what a woman wants.".

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This Week in Sex: New Research on Maternal and Child Health - RH Reality Check

VBAC in the News - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 12:27pm

This Week in Sex: New Research on Maternal and Child Health
RH Reality Check
Fragments of fetal DNA—which makes up between 3 and 13 percent of the pregnant person's blood during pregnancy but disappears entirely right after delivery—are isolated through a simple blood draw from the mother and checked for abnormalities ...

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Is a normal delivery possible after a C-section? (Query) - India.Com Health

VBAC in the News - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 3:34am

India.Com Health

Is a normal delivery possible after a C-section? (Query)
India.Com Health
vbac I got married on November 2011 and conceived on December 2011. My first pregnancy took a toll on me. Though I consider myself a strong person but went weak on my knees when I had to counter labour pains. Though my doctor assured a normal ...

Caesarian Births Linked To Increased Risk Of Childhood Obesity - RedOrbit

VBAC in the News - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 11:12am

RedOrbit

Caesarian Births Linked To Increased Risk Of Childhood Obesity
RedOrbit
According to a new study from the Imperial College London and published in the journal PLOS ONE, the chance of being overweight or obese increases 26 percent for a child when it is born by caesarean section compared to vaginal delivery. “There are good ...
C-section babies have higher odds of being overweight adultsMedical News Today
Giving Birth: C-Section Babies 26% More Likely To Become Overweight AdultsMedical Daily
Strong link between caesarean babies and BMIallvoices

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C-section babies have higher odds of being overweight adults - Medical News Today

VBAC in the News - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 10:29am

Medical Daily

C-section babies have higher odds of being overweight adults
Medical News Today
Researchers from Imperial College London in the UK have found that babies born by Caesarean section are more likely to be overweight or obese in adulthood than those born by vaginal delivery. Publishing their results in the ... After reviewing the data ...
Giving Birth: C-Section Babies 26% More Likely To Become Overweight AdultsMedical Daily
Caesarian Births Linked To Increased Risk Of Childhood ObesityRedOrbit
Strong link between caesarean babies and BMIallvoices

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A Good Birth? I Just Wanted a Healthy Baby - Babble

VBAC in the News - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 3:48pm

A Good Birth? I Just Wanted a Healthy Baby
Babble
I was curious about the possibility of a VBAC (vaginal birth after Caesarean) from the start. Not because I pined for something I had been denied previously, an empowerment of sorts, but because I didn't like the prospect of a scheduled date with the ...

Should We Call the Midwife? - The American Prospect

VBAC in the News - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 8:13am

Should We Call the Midwife?
The American Prospect
Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux: So basically, last year, Arizona overhauled its licensing protocols for certified professional midwives, allowing them to perform high-risk births at home. Vaginal births after cesarean sections, breech births, twins, etc. And ...

New guidelines issued to help lower C-section rates - WVEC.com (subscription)

VBAC in the News - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 3:53pm

New guidelines issued to help lower C-section rates
WVEC.com (subscription)
She is using a doula from Birth Insight in Norfolk and hopes to have a vaginal birth after having a C-section with her first child. DeGrand is currently learning different techniques from a doula to have a healthier pregnancy this time, which she hopes ...

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New guidelines issued to help lower C-section rates - WVEC.com (subscription)

VBAC in the News - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 3:53pm

New guidelines issued to help lower C-section rates
WVEC.com (subscription)
She is using a doula from Birth Insight in Norfolk and hopes to have a vaginal birth after having a C-section with her first child. DeGrand is currently learning different techniques from a doula to have a healthier pregnancy this time, which she hopes ...

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New guidelines issued to help lower C-section rates - WVEC.com (subscription)

VBAC in the News - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 3:53pm

New guidelines issued to help lower C-section rates
WVEC.com (subscription)
She is using a doula from Birth Insight in Norfolk and hopes to have a vaginal birth after having a C-section with her first child. DeGrand is currently learning different techniques from a doula to have a healthier pregnancy this time, which she hopes ...

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Support Groups - GoErie.com

ICAN in the News - Sun, 02/23/2014 - 11:08pm

Support Groups
GoErie.com
The International Cesarean Awareness Network of Erie meets the second Wednesday of each month, 6 to 7:45 p.m., in Blasco Library's Admiral Room, 160 E. Front St. Call Sarah Imig at 460-7636 or e-mail her at icanoferie@yahoo.com or visit ...

Support Groups - GoErie.com

ICAN in the News - Sun, 02/23/2014 - 11:08pm

Support Groups
GoErie.com
The International Cesarean Awareness Network of Erie meets the second Wednesday of each month, 6 to 7:45 p.m., in Blasco Library's Admiral Room, 160 E. Front St. Call Sarah Imig at 460-7636 or e-mail her at icanoferie@yahoo.com or visit ...

Experts recommend longer, harder labor before choosing C-section - State Column

VBAC in the News - Sat, 02/22/2014 - 6:47pm

Experts recommend longer, harder labor before choosing C-section
State Column
The guidelines, issued by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) in conjunction with the Society for Maternal-Fetal Care, note that there was a rapid increase in cesarean birth rates from 1996 to 2011. While C-section delivery ...

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Three Innovator Semi-Finalists Share Their Stories - Healthcare Informatics

VBAC in the News - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 4:01pm

Three Innovator Semi-Finalists Share Their Stories
Healthcare Informatics
Finally, both mother and baby will be seen and cared for after discharge from the hospital. Building a comprehensive clinical record and making this information available through the continuum of ... and postoperative complications compared to women ...

5 Surprising Things That Suck About Being Pregnant - Huffington Post

VBAC in the News - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 2:24pm

5 Surprising Things That Suck About Being Pregnant
Huffington Post
After surviving a ruptured brain aneurysm five years ago, this is definitely a high risk pregnancy which is being monitored by not one, not two, but THREE doctors ("Most watched fetus in history," quips my husband). We're thankful, however, ... What's ...

Fear of being an old mother - Korea Times

VBAC in the News - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 3:38am

Fear of being an old mother
Korea Times
Although chances for older women to give birth through cesarean section are higher, they should still be encouraged to go for a vaginal delivery. Vaginal delivery ... After all, older women are generally more mature and prepared for their baby. You may ...

5 of Henrico woman's siblings share same birthday - Richmond Times Dispatch

VBAC in the News - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 10:15pm

5 of Henrico woman's siblings share same birthday
Richmond Times Dispatch
Their mother, Carolyn Cummins, was missing the celebration because she was in labor — her seventh natural birth — with Cecilia. Sure enough, Cecilia ... After all, they also got a small present, a tradition their mother started when they were young ...

A dog that broke free in a south Tampa neighborhood attacked two people ... - ABC Action News

VBAC in the News - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 11:26am

A dog that broke free in a south Tampa neighborhood attacked two people ...
ABC Action News
A long shot that clanged off the post of… Heartbreaker: US women lose ... After our stretch of beautiful weather, changes are on the way. I'm not sure most of you will like ... New guidelines say doctors should give otherwise healthy women more time ...

OB/GYN groups issue new guidelines to lower c-section rates - Examiner.com

VBAC in the News - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 10:37am

Examiner.com

OB/GYN groups issue new guidelines to lower c-section rates
Examiner.com
Many doctors and hospitals have a policy in place that forbids a woman to have a vaginal birth after cesarean (or VBAC). However, multiple cesarean sections put women at higher risks for complications, such as abnormal placental adherence, bleeding and ...
2 Medical Groups Release Report Urging Doctors and Mothers to Reconsider C ...University Herald

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