Johanna Trobough is an aspiring midwife in Seattle, Washington. Her doula, Sharon Muza, is an inspirational birth advocate. Given the unfavorable climate for VBACs and pressure on midwives to deny women seeking VBACs at home, Johanna has changed her midwife’s name in this article to protect her practice.
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Devastated by an unnecessary c-section, the author finds peace with her second birth: an unhurried home waterbirth attended by a midwife and doula.
Read more…. Pushing Through: A Tale of Homebirth After Cesarean