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Preparing for a VBAC

  The decision to attempt a vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) was never one I thought I’d have to make. Having worked as Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner and doula for several years prior to beginning my own motherhood journey, I was well informed about the various birthing options. When I …

A VBAC Success: She Knew She Could. So She Did.

GUEST BLOG: BIRTHFIT Mama Melinda Rushing  After having a traumatizing experience with my first birth that ended up with an unwanted emergency C-section, I was left feeling scared, depressed, and empty. With the addition of not being able to physically move and the pain of the surgery, my anxiety was …

Questions to ask your healthcare provider.

Below is a list of ten questions to ask potential doctors or midwives that you are considering delivering your baby. These questions are just a baseline, so you can add or take away what ever does not suit you. Remember, no matter what, go with your gut. Trust yourself. What …