Birth Story: Heather’s VBA2C

Heather’s VBA2C Birth Story (photo provided by Heather) Birth story and photos shared by Heather M.; originally posted in 2014 During my last few prenatal visits, my provider had been getting more and more negative about my vba2c [vaginal birth after 2 cesareans]. I would hear comments like, “Oh, you... Continue reading →

ICAN Addresses ACOG Practice Bulletin 184: Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery

  We, the International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN), would like to address the recent publication of Practice Bulletin 184 from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), titled: “Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery”. ICAN is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve maternal-child health by reducing preventable cesareans... Continue reading →

Why is our VBAC Rate So Dismal?

Improving VBAC Success Through the VBAC Evaluation Katie Gaither had her first cesarean in 2004 for breech presentation. She got pregnant again shortly after that birth. She was told she had a high chance of uterine rupture and that she wouldn’t find a provider who would agree to a trial... Continue reading →