• I had a VBAC 3 days ago and ended up with a third degree tear and muscle tear in the anus. I'm taking Ibuprofen, but am still in so much pain and TERRIFIED to go #2. I feel a ton of pressure in that whole area and feel like it's going to drop out m...
    Posted by Anonymous in Cesarean and VBAC on June 03, 6:39 PM
  • I'll be 42+2 on Monday and my practice wants to induce by breaking water and having me pump. I've been doing everything to try and start labor naturally except for Castor Oil (which I plan on doing Sunday) and I've had a 2nd membrane sweep today. I...
    Posted by Anonymous in Cesarean and VBAC on May 29, 3:53 PM
  • I'm 41 weeks 3 days and still going. OB said the likelihood of me having a successful VBAC at 42 weeks is probably slim. Baby is likely around 8lbs 12oz (#1 was 8lbs 10oz) Anyone have success that late? Should I be trying a breast pump as a means...
    Posted by Anonymous in Cesarean and VBAC on May 26, 1:44 PM
  • Hello-I'm wondering if anyone had a successful VBAC with baby being over 40 weeks. I'm currently 40 weeks 6 days with #2 (Was 41 weeks 5 days with #1). I've been 3cm dilated and 75% effaced since Thursday. I'm starting to get nervous about the suc...
    Posted by Anonymous in Cesarean and VBAC on May 24, 5:18 AM
  • Looking for some encouragement from anyone who had a successful VBAC and a seemingly large baby (potentially over 9lbs or around there) who pushed the first time as well. I am due in 4 weeks and am extremely nervous. Been to ICAN meetings, but felt...
    Posted by Anonymous in Cesarean and VBAC on April 19, 5:31 PM
  • Im having a lot of pelvic and pubic pressure at 27 weeks and trying for a vbac. I had the pelvic pressure with my first and after 4 hours of pushing with both a doula and midwife in various positions they said my 1st was stuck. Anyone have a succes...
    Posted by Anonymous in Cesarean and VBAC on February 16, 7:45 PM
  • Hi all-looking for some books or any type of literature for VBAC's. I had an unplanned C-Section with my first after an un-medicated 20 hour labor and 4 hours of pushing. I had a midwife AND doula. Baby's shoulder was stuck on my pelvis (bruises t...
    Posted by Anonymous in Cesarean and VBAC on December 08, 8:33 AM
  • So I had a c-section about a year ago and we were thinking of trying again in about 6 months. My first was completely natural and my second was the section that they basically scared me in to bc "of the baby's size" which was complete bs. So my quest...
    Posted by Anonymous in Cesarean and VBAC on June 21, 8:15 AM
  • hello, my husbands in the military and we are stationed in Germany and I've read so much over the years on doula's and i'm very curious about natural child birth its what I wanted for my 4 year old but it didn't happen I had an infection and if she c...
    Posted by Anonymous in Cesarean and VBAC on February 20, 1:08 PM
  • I would love to have a vbac with baby number 2. I had an unplanned c section with #1 after 4 hours of pushing. Dr said her shoulders were stuck and she wouldn't crown. She did have bruises on her head and shoulders when she was finally delivered. ...
    Posted by Anonymous in Cesarean and VBAC on February 15, 7:10 PM