How to Find a VBAC-Friendly Doctor

How to Find a VBAC-Friendly Doctor

Choosing a VBAC-friendly doctor or midwife is the best way to increase your chances of having a successful vaginal birth after Cesarean. If your previous maternity care provider is not encouraging about your plans to experience a vaginal birth, seek alternate care or...

12 Reasons to Hire a Certified VBAC Doula

12 Reasons to Hire a Certified VBAC Doula

When planning to have a vaginal birth after a Cesarean (VBAC), support is vital. You don’t have to hire professional support, but choosing to have a VBAC Certified Doula attend your birth could significantly increase your chances of having a successful VBAC. Doulas...

VBAC Facts for Planning Your Birth

VBAC Facts for Planning Your Birth

More than a third of all babies born in Northern Virginia and Metro DC (35-40% depending on the hospital) are delivered surgically. Every C-section leaves parents with a decision to make if they become pregnant again: repeat Cesarean section or vaginal birth after...

8 Reasons You Will Love Virtual Doula Support

8 Reasons You Will Love Virtual Doula Support

The COVID-19 pandemic has created uncertainty for birthing families in Northern Virginia, Washington, DC, and around the world. Everyone is doing their part to reduce the risk of becoming sick with COVID-19 and potentially spreading this novel coronavirus. Many birth...

Managing Stress During Pregnancy: COVID-19

Managing Stress During Pregnancy: COVID-19

Being pregnant during difficult times enhances your fears. You’re worried about your health and your baby’s health. You’re wondering how your finances are going to weather the unknown. You’re fearful for loved ones who are already fragile. You’re not sure how you’re going to spend another day confined to your home, let alone weeks!