Erin’s VBAC story is a shocking one! Her contractions never got to be more than seven minutes apart, and how the fetal ejection reflex happened so quickly that her baby was born at home, unplanned, and unassisted while her doula and husband were pounding on the locked front door outside. There is a lot of fun and inspiring information in this story; it is sure to be a quick favorite for all. Then, we talk about home birth safety, and, as always, you can learn more on our VBAC blog at thevbaclink.com/home-birth-vbac/.

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Tabitha’s story is impressive! She has had 2 VBACs after having 4 (yes, four!) C-sections. Her OB told her that nobody in their right mind would touch her with a ten-foot pole when she wanted to VBAC. Now, that OB is a supportive midwife. See what happened to help her change her mind in this incredible VBAC story. You can find more about VBAMC on our VBAC blog at .thevbaclink.com/vbamc/.

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Surprise! It’s Monday, and we have our second special episode for you directed towards first time moms and how to avoid getting a C-section in the first place. Share the love with your network and let’s help reduce the overall C-section rate. In this episode, Hannah shares her story on how she navigated through her first pregnancy journey and avoided a C-section by finding a more supportive provider and educating herself on evidence based care. Then, we talk about the primary reasons for initial Cesareans and how to avoid them. You can find out more about the four main reasons for C-sections and how to avoid them on our VBAC blog at: thevbaclink.com/blog.

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Nicole’s two boys are two years apart exactly. High blood pressure, preeclampsia, suspected big babies, meconium in the water, this story is full so many ups and downs, but you will enjoy listening to Nicole share her journey. Her birth team was so incredible helping her to achieve her goal of a VBAC, so listen closely and pick up some tips, especially if you are planning on getting an epidural. After that, we discuss the recommended length of time between pregnancies after a C-section. What is the magic number? Tune in to find out! You can find out more about the controversial recommended length of time between C-section and your next pregnancy on our VBAC blog at thevbaclink.com/blog.

Please note, to get stories from all over the country and even other countries, we record using phone lines. For this reason, audio quality may vary between episodes and speakers.

Megan shares her difficult journey through a twin pregnancy ending in a premature birth at 32 weeks via C-section and loss of one of her babies, Madelyn, when she was just four days old. Her journey is unique as she mourned the loss of her daughter while learning to be a mom to a preemie son in the NICU. She went on to have three VBACs and shares the journey of her second pregnancy, struggling with the unique emotions surrounding pregnancy after infant loss. You can find more about how to handle pregnancy after loss and how to support someone on our VBAC blog: thevbaclink.com/blog.

Please note, to get stories from all over the country and even other countries, we record using phone lines. For this reason, audio quality may vary between episodes and speakers.

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