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CAM Birth Story #27: Melissa’s homebirth turned cesarean

In honor of Cesarean Awareness Month 2010, we will be filling the blogosphere with stories from real women (and their families) who know first-hand the consequences of a 32% cesarean rate. Each day we will post at least one birth story submitted by these women. Prepare to be moved (hint: grab a box of Kleenex)!
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CAM Birth Story #22: Allison’s Cesarean

In honor of Cesarean Awareness Month 2010, we will be filling the blogosphere with stories from real women (and their families) who know first-hand the consequences of a 32% cesarean rate. Each day we will post at least one birth story submitted by these women. Prepare to be moved (hint: grab a box of Kleenex)!
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CAM Birth Story #10: The Birth Story of Kenna Joy

In honor of Cesarean Awareness Month 2010, we will be filling the blogosphere with stories from real women (and their families) who know first-hand the consequences of a 32% cesarean rate. Each day we will post at least one birth story submitted by these women. Prepare to be moved (hint: grab a box of Kleenex)!
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CAM Birth Story #2: My Cesareans

In honor of Cesarean Awareness Month 2010, we will be filling the blogosphere with stories from real women (and their families) who know first-hand the consequences of a 32% cesarean rate. Each day we will post at least one birth story submitted by these women. Prepare to be moved (hint: grab a box of Kleenex)!
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CAM Birth Story #1: A Tale of Two Births (In Pictures)

In honor of Cesarean Awareness Month 2010, we will be filling the blogosphere with stories from real women (and their families) who know first-hand the consequences of a 32% cesarean rate. Each day we will post at least one birth story submitted by these women. Prepare to be moved (hint: grab a box of Kleenex)!
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Best of the Birth Blogs – Week Ending September 13th

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 blog@ican-online.org
Nursing Birth – The WORST Idea Since Routine Continuous Fetal Monitoring For Low Risk Mothers: Melissa dishes on devices [...]

Best of the Birth Blogs – Week Ending September 6th

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 blog@ican-online.org
Stand and Deliver – Interview with Dr. Stuart Fischbein: We linked to Dr. Fischbein’s blog on August 23rd. Rixa [...]

Informative Birth Videos

Three new, thought-provoking videos related to childbirth are available online.
This video compares the cesarean experience with VBAC for both mom and baby:

Cesarean vs. VBAC: A Dramatic Difference from Alexandra Orchard on Vimeo.
The video below discusses infant mortality, especially among communities of color, and highlights the role of reducing unnecessary obstetrical interventions in improving outcomes.

Reducing [...]

Best of the Birth Blogs – Week Ending August 16th

This new (hopefully) weekly feature will highlight blog posts from the previous week (or so) that are relevant to cesaren prevention, recovery, and VBAC. If you would like to nominate a blog post to be featured here, email me at blog@ican-online.org.

Gloria LeMay – “A Proven Method for Reducing the Cesarean Rate”: Gloria reviews a successful, [...]