Never Punch a Hole in a Wall When You Can Go Out a Door

I’ll always remember a dad I had in childbirth class who was a firefighter. He told me he was in favor of vaginal birth whenever possible because “you never punch a hole in a wall when you can go out a door.” While I hope I say it a bit more eloquently in my blog…

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Scheduled Cesarean Birth? Know your options! By Julie Brill, CCCE, CLD

If you and your provider have discussed scheduling a cesarean birth for your baby, now is the time to consider your options. While most cesarean births occur to resolve issues that develop during labor, a minority are scheduled in advance. Common indications include placenta previa, transverse presentation, breech presentation when no provider skilled in vaginal…

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