How does one draw the line between resounding enthusiasm for vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) and an accepting attitude towards one’s limitations? Many in the natural childbirth culture advocate a laissez-faire approach toward all VBACs, excepting the typical obstetric interventions of induction, continuous monitoring, and the like. These enthusiasts dismiss virtually any reservation. I have a unique perspective on this topic: My attempted VBAC at The Farm ended in a transport and full uterine rupture.
About Author: Carey Collins
Carey Collins is a mother and writer from Anderson, South Carolina. She is dedicated to spirituality, family, natural childbirth, lactation education and babywearing. She operates a small business from home and is in progress on a novel. View all posts by Carey Collins