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VBAC Stories

In this section of our website you can read stories about other parents’ experiences of planning for a Vaginal Birth After Caesarean (VBAC). Pregnancy and birth stories are a great way to learn about situations similar or different to your own. We’d love you to send us your own story to share with others.

💛 Successful Twin VBAC 💛

My First Pregnancy (2014) Spontaneous labour, preeclampsia, epidural for blood pressure after 7cm, 3 hours pushing, bub direct posterior position, failed vacuum, emergency c-section under GA for failed epidural, didn't meet my son for 5 hours post-birth due to high BP in recovery, diagnosed with PTSD from feeling sensation during CS, PPD/PPA although didn't feel this effected bonding. This pregnancy I had always planned that if I were to get pregnant again, I would have a homebirth with a


The Bella Birth of Xander Blake Bromwich

31.10.12 at 1:49pm (39wks 4 days) 3.54kg - 52.5cm - Head 34cm Saturday 27th:  I notice many changes such as tender breasts and mucus turning from whitish to the fertile raw egg white kind. Sunday there was a bloody show (light pink tinge to the mucus). I remember telling Jaymes about it saying, “It will probably still be a couple of days yet but things are happening.” I’d also been getting lots of BH for a week with a


The homebirth of Archie McGuire Wolfe

The homebirth of Archie McGuire Wolfe 06/08/12    12lb4oz (5.56kg) HBA4C My greatest achievements in life have been my 9 gorgeous children. Each of the journeys that delivered them to me has been unique. With each new pregnancy, my “risk” status grew in the eyes of healthcare providers & I became more determined each time to have the birth that I felt was not only mine by right, but what was best for myself, my baby & my family. My


My birth story of Lucas

By Carolynne Glover Just a brief history of prior births: 1st C-section - was induced because of back pain at 39w2d. Being my 1st, I didn't know any different and I thought my dr was doing what was best for me. On the night of the 2nd of March, I had the gel to get my cervix to ripen. By morning I was 2cm and ready t