Posts in VBAC Support
VBAC Support Group for Winchester and the Shenandoah Valley

Virginia is for Doulas is beyond thrilled to bring you our cesarean/vbac support group to the Winchester area! We want families who are considering or planning a VBAC to have a safe, open place to discuss VBAC options and find support along the way.

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What IS a Birth Doula??

" Oh, we thought about a Doula but wanted to have our baby in the hospital." An exact quote I have heard more than once, because there are still so many misconceptions about WHAT A DOULA IS!

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Childbirth Education: Your Goals, Your Needs, Not a Waste of Time

Where do you find Childbirth Education in the Winchester, Shenandoah Valley Area that helps you read your goals, meets your needs and isn't a waste of time for you and your partner?

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How to Talk to Your Provider About VBAC

As you plan your next baby, or perhaps they are on their way now, growing fabulously, you may be considering a VBAC. If your plan is to VBAC or you want to consider VBAC for your delivery, how do you learn your options and talk with your provider about those options?

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VBAC Delivery: 3 Tips for a Successful VBAC

We all understand the typical things to help you achieve your goal of a VBAC delivery, but we want to dig a little deeper into those categories. Support is important. Your chosen care provider is important. Your preparation is important. But how and why and where do you begin as you prepare for a VBAC.

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Planning a VBAC at Winchester Medical Center?

As an expecting mom we all know that sometimes pregnancy and birth do not go as planned. As those two pink lines come into view you realize your second baby is on it's way. In this case your first baby(ies) were born via cesarean

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4 Ways to Prepare for your VBAC

As with everything in life, you cannot predict outcomes, but you can do things to work towards the outcome you desire. If one of your pregnancies required a cesarean birth and you are now desiring a VBAC, how can you prepare? Where do you start? What is important? What is not important?

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Recovering From A Cesarean Birth

Recovering from a caesarean birth is much different than recovering from a vaginal birth. Our postpartum clients often ask about what to expect and how they can prepare for optimal recovery.

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