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Jocelyn's VBAC (vaginal birth after c-section) HypnoBirthing Story by Carol Yeh-Garner Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 13 Sep 2013 6:12pm Jocelyn came to my HypnoBirthing classes very late in her pregnancy. So late, that she started with class 5 of a series that was ending, just to ensure she got all of the classes in before her impending birth. She actually didn't make it to class 5 of her own class series! She had a c-section for her first baby...things didn't progress, she ti ... Read on »
Risking the Future: Repeat C-Section or Vaginal Birth? by Amie Newman Posted Wed 27 May 2009 10:53pm Now there is one more reason for women to consider their childbirth options and to fight for their right to thorough, unbiased and accurate information when thinking about what kind of birth for which they'd like to plan.  According to US News & World Report, a new study undertaken at the University of Colorado, Denver, School of Medicine, found ... Read on »
Vaginal Delivery May Be OK After C-Section by Medline Plus Posted Wed 21 Jul 2010 2:00pm Many women should be offered a 'trial of labor,' new guidelines say Wednesday, July 21, 2010 WEDNESDAY, July 21 (HealthDay News) -- Many women who've had a Cesarean section may be candidates for vaginal birth in future pregnancies, say new guidelines from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynec ... Read on »
Vaginal Deliveries as Safe as C-Sections for Most Preterm Births by Medline Plus Posted Wed 08 Aug 2012 4:00pm But study shows Cesareans have lower risk of death for preemies in breech position Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cesarean Section , Childbirth Problems , Premature Babies Read on »
Why I Chose an Elective C-Section by Dr. Jennifer Berman Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 4:26am This time it�s going to be different! I won�t have as much trouble with pain or a prolonged process. I have an appointment scheduled, so I�ll be fully prepared. Above all, I hope to avoid incontinence and prolapse problems later in my life. I�ve elected to have my baby by caesarean section. Before the procedure: This is my personal choice a ... Read on »
Elective C-Section - Would you do it? by Michelle H. Patient Expert Posted Tue 03 Mar 2009 2:18pm By Michelle Kennedy Hogan It’s the latest thing. As fashionable as Kabbalah, without all the studying. Madonna did it. So did Elizabeth Hurley. Cesarean section by choice has become almost a fad of sorts. Do Yoga at 8 a.m. Have your baby at 10 a.m. It not only fits your schedule, but your doctor’s and you get the added benefit of avoiding anyt ... Read on »
Once a cesarean section, always a C-section? by Wakishea Posted Tue 04 May 2010 3:07am Once a woman has delivered three or more babies by cesarean section -- a surgical cut in the mother's abdominal wall and uterus -- doctors rarely encourage a subsequent vaginal birth.   But new research suggests that women who deliver vaginally after three or more C-sections have similar rates of success and complications as those who under ... Read on »
Designer Obstetrics: Cesarean Section on Demand by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 01 Feb 2010 1:36pm Should women be able to request a cesarean section to deliver their baby just because they can? Cesarean Section on demand is defined as a primary or first cesarean section at the request of the mother in the absence of any medical or obstetrical indication. A cesarean section is usually done for maternal or fetal reasons in accordan ... Read on »
Almost 1 in 3 First-Time Deliveries Now Via C-Section by Medline Plus Posted Mon 30 Aug 2010 1:00pm More must be done to curb the use of the procedure, which comes with risks, experts say Monday, August 30, 2010 MONDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDay News) -- The rate of cesarean delivery in the United States continues to rise and steps are needed to reverse the trend, a new study finds. From 1996 to 2007 th ... Read on »
A breech vaginal HypnoBirth in Canada by Carol Yeh-Garner Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 16 Apr 2010 2:38pm This is a news article about a recent vaginal breech birth in Canada, where vaginal breech deliveries are becoming more common. The doula that attended this birth shared that the couple also took HypnoBirthing classes from her. After reading the article, you can listen to Dr. Posner's experience of being the OB that helped to receive this breech ... Read on »