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Best of the Birth Blogs – Week Ending July 25th

Your weekly one-stop for highlights from the birth blogosphere. Visit weekly for the latest on childbirth, especially related to cesarean prevention, recovery, and VBAC. To nominate a blog post to be featured here, email me at

Of course, the birth blogs lit up this week with news of new VBAC guidelines. Birthing Beautiful Ideas posted a nice summary of differences between the 2004 and 2010 Practice Bulletins. And do not miss Well-Rounded Mama’s excellent, thorough analysis of what the guidelines mean for women hoping for VBA2C. But let’s not rest on our laurels! Be sure to read our Mother-Sized Activism post and take action to help seize the moment and bring back VBAC.

Also, last week, Heather Cushman-Dowdee posted her YouTube video called BirthsMART (the video):

One Comment

  1. Laura says:

    OMG this is the best video. It’s funny, yet sad and true! I felt that was exactly how things went for me! Great job on the clip!!