By now you’ve probably heard that Joy Szabo had her baby by VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean). You can read about her fight for VBAC here. She graciously agreed to answer a few questions for us about her experience. Congratulations, Joy! ICAN Blog: You received a fair amount of media... Continue reading →
CNN posted a wonderful article today about Joy Szabo’s VBAC, but someone on the editorial staff hit a few unfortunate keystrokes here: Oops.
The graph below shows how births vary by day of the week and even by holidays using data on births from the CDC during the months of November, December, and January from 1994 to 2001. The blue lines depict the actual number of births, while the red lines show the... Continue reading →
While MSNBC should be commended for it’s recent article on unassisted childbirth, it also joins the ranks of media misrepresentations of the true risks of cesarean surgery. Here’s a breakdown of the article: On the growing prevalence of unassisted birth: The number of home births unattended by either a doctor... Continue reading →
Michelle Duggar (of TLC fame) is a VBAC mom thirteen times over. She and her husband Jim Bob had hoped for a fourteenth, but their newest baby girl was born at 25 weeks by emergency cesarean on December 10th. Nevertheless, the family remains pro-VBAC and even mention ICAN on their... Continue reading →