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Joy Szabo: Don’t Roll Over and Take it

By now you’ve probably heard that Joy Szabo had her baby by VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean). You can read about her fight for VBAC here. She graciously agreed to answer a few questions for us about her experience. Congratulations, Joy!
ICAN Blog: You received a fair amount of media attention for your fight to VBAC. [...]

Duggars Support VBAC

Michelle Duggar (of TLC fame) is a VBAC mom thirteen times over. She and her husband Jim Bob had hoped for a fourteenth, but their newest baby girl was born at 25 weeks by emergency cesarean on December 10th. Nevertheless, the family remains pro-VBAC and even mention ICAN on their website.
As reported by The Examiner, [...]

Mother-Sized Activism: Page Hospital VBAC Ban

Welcome birth advocates to our first installment of the “Mother-Sized Activism” feature on this blog, where we take an issue and put the relevant information together so you can grab a few minutes out of your day and help make a real difference. So many of us can get overwhelmed thinking of [...]

Arizona Mom Fighting VBAC Ban

Joy Szabo, mother of three, is fighting back against her local hospital that has banned vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). Even though she has already had one VBAC, lowering her risk for uterine rupture, Page Hospital of Lake Powell, AZ will not allow her to have another.
“My doctor doesn’t have a problem with me having [...]

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