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Risk of pelvic floor disorders can be reduced by maintaining healthy weight - Ravalli Republic

VBAC in the News - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 6:55pm

Risk of pelvic floor disorders can be reduced by maintaining healthy weight
Ravalli Republic
Prolapse often seems least noticeable after sleeping or rest and worst at the end of the day or after prolonged standing. ... Vaginal delivery puts women more at risk than cesarean delivery, but having all cesarean sections does not eliminate the risk.

Interventions for first-time mothers “worryingly high” in Irish hospitals - thejournal.ie

VBAC in the News - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 6:46am

thejournal.ie

Interventions for first-time mothers “worryingly high” in Irish hospitals
thejournal.ie
The vaginal births after Caesarean (VBAC) figures, with exceptions in a small amount of maternity units, show that the amount of VBACs taking place as a percentage of overall births is very low, said AIMS. The organisation believes this indicates that ...

Delivery Choices: ICAN Provides Support for Women Who Had C-Sections - The Ledger

VBAC in the News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 11:18pm

Delivery Choices: ICAN Provides Support for Women Who Had C-Sections
The Ledger
LAKELAND | Delivering by cesarean section when they want a vaginal delivery causes some women to feel loss and emotional pain that goes well beyond their post-surgery physical discomfort. "I wasn't the first person to hold her," Eva Sparks said as she ...

Delivery Choices: ICAN Provides Support for Women Who Had C-Sections - The Ledger

ICAN in the News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 11:18pm

Delivery Choices: ICAN Provides Support for Women Who Had C-Sections
The Ledger
ICAN, the International Cesarean Awareness Network, began meeting in Lakeland in January. It provides emotional support for women who had C-sections and promotes vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) when desired. "We're here for women who don't ...

Delivery Choices: ICAN Provides Support for Women Who Had C-Sections - The Ledger

ICAN in the News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 11:08pm

Delivery Choices: ICAN Provides Support for Women Who Had C-Sections
The Ledger
ICAN, the International Cesarean Awareness Network, began meeting in Lakeland in January. It provides emotional support for women who had C-sections and promotes vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) when desired. "We're here for women who don't ...

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Delivery Choices: ICAN Provides Support for Women Who Had C-Sections - The Ledger

VBAC in the News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 11:08pm

Delivery Choices: ICAN Provides Support for Women Who Had C-Sections
The Ledger
LAKELAND | Delivering by cesarean section when they want a vaginal delivery causes some women to feel loss and emotional pain that goes well beyond their post-surgery physical discomfort. "I wasn't the first person to hold her," Eva Sparks said as she ...

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Find a support group - GoErie.com

ICAN in the News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 6:14pm

Find a support group
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 ...

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Find a support group - GoErie.com

ICAN in the News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 6:14pm

Find a support group
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 ...

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Birth Boot Camp helps prepare moms - Parkersburg News

VBAC in the News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 2:36pm

Birth Boot Camp helps prepare moms
Parkersburg News
With my fourth and fifth I decided to hire a doula (a nonmedical person who assists a woman before, during, or after childbirth, but not the same as a midwife) and take birth education classes." Low said ... Shawn Low decided to become a natural child ...

Pregnant again soon after C-section - Jamaica Observer

VBAC in the News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 2:50am

Pregnant again soon after C-section
Jamaica Observer
If the cut into the uterus was made in the upper segment or body of the uterus (Classical Caesarean section), then the risk of rupture is greater. Having a vaginal delivery after a classical Caesarean section is contraindicated. Indication of labour is ...

Birth Boot Camp helps prepare moms - Parkersburg News

VBAC in the News - Sat, 03/22/2014 - 10:32pm

Birth Boot Camp helps prepare moms
Parkersburg News
With my fourth and fifth I decided to hire a doula (a nonmedical person who assists a woman before, during, or after childbirth, but not the same as a midwife) and take birth education classes." Low said ... Shawn Low decided to become a natural child ...

Water Birth Benefits Debunked - Guardian Liberty Voice

VBAC in the News - Sat, 03/22/2014 - 10:31pm

Guardian Liberty Voice

Water Birth Benefits Debunked
Guardian Liberty Voice
However, once in the later stages of labor the bath was not effective against perineal tears, and did not reduce the likelihood of the mother needing an assisted vaginal delivery or caesarean sections. Water birth benefits are debunked further when the ...

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Study exposes myths related to water births - The Utah People's Post

VBAC in the News - Sat, 03/22/2014 - 7:06am

The Utah People's Post

Study exposes myths related to water births
The Utah People's Post
Moreover, it had no effect on women's likelihood of requiring assisted vaginal deliveries or Cesarean sections. The more concerning ... Study after study as proven that midwife centered non-hospital care is SAFER for both mother and baby. In fact this ...

Crunchy or silky mom - Santa Rosa Press Gazette

VBAC in the News - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 11:17am

Crunchy or silky mom
Santa Rosa Press Gazette
After doing some research about this new branding, I realized I was crunchy or, maybe “scrunchy” before it was cool. It's always funny to me to learn about those of us who have an original thought ... Crunchy moms by definition are breastfeeding ...

Home birth: Weighing the risks - The Star Online

VBAC in the News - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 4:11am

Home birth: Weighing the risks
The Star Online
Baby joy: Shuba Jay and husband Paul welcomed their baby girl after an unassisted home birth. The case ... “But a gentle birth doesn't have to be natural birth, it can be a C-section if it's done with respect to the baby and the mother makes the ...

Some risks, no proven benefit to water birth: report - Montreal Gazette

VBAC in the News - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 3:03am

Montreal Gazette

Some risks, no proven benefit to water birth: report
Montreal Gazette
Your birth plan: Know your options · Is it normal: New baby FAQ · Pregnancy: How to prepare · Heavier women struggle with natural birth after C-section. In a report released Thursday, a distinction is made between the two uses, saying that early on ...

The gentle birthing way - The Star Online

ICAN in the News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 8:00pm

The gentle birthing way
The Star Online
FOUNDED in 2008, The Gentle Birthing Group Malaysia (GBG) started out as a support network for mothers who want a gentle birth – drug-free and natural birthing options. “There isn't enough information out there and women didn't know they have choices,” ...

Me and the belly: A pregnancy to postpartum photo diary - BabyCenter (blog)

VBAC in the News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 10:03am

Me and the belly: A pregnancy to postpartum photo diary
BabyCenter (blog)
What do postpartum days really look like? What images do we newly-minted or beginning-once-again moms capture of ourselves in the days and hours that pass after giving birth? Those two questions sent me to Flickr recently, and there I came across Sarah ...

Some risks, no proven benefit to water birth: report - Vancouver Sun

VBAC in the News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 8:27am

Vancouver Sun

Some risks, no proven benefit to water birth: report
Vancouver Sun
Your birth plan: Know your options · Is it normal: New baby FAQ · Pregnancy: How to prepare · Heavier women struggle with natural birth after C-section. In a report released Thursday, a distinction is made between the two uses, saying that early on ...

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Some risks, no proven benefit to water birth: report - The Province

VBAC in the News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 8:25am

Some risks, no proven benefit to water birth: report
The Province
Your birth plan: Know your options · Is it normal: New baby FAQ · Pregnancy: How to prepare · Heavier women struggle with natural birth after C-section. In a report released Thursday, a distinction is made between the two uses, saying that early on ...

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