The VBAC companion

the expectant mother"s guide to vaginal birth after cesarean by Diana Korte

Publisher: Harvard Common Press in Boston, Mass

Written in English
Cover of: The VBAC companion | Diana Korte
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-230) and index.

Other titlesVaginal birth after cesarean companion
StatementDiana Korte.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRG761 .K67 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 240 p. :
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL684525M
ISBN 101558321284, 1558321292
LC Control Number97031338

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My favorite VBAC book is The VBAC Companion, and my favorite natural birthing book (or all around empowering, encouraging birth book) is Ina May's Guide to Childbirth. Report 0 Reply Loading the player.

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Also good news is The VBAC Companion, a clearly written and thorough guide to lead women step-by-step through the process of planning for a VBAC.

Korte, author of Every Woman's Body, gives firm reasons for VBACs--they are safer for both mother and baby--and backs them up with medical facts. Strong chapters on overcoming fear, planning your VBAC Cited by: 1.

The VBAC Companion book. Read 34 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The expectant mother's guide to vaginal birth after cesarean/5(34). The VBAC Companion: The Expectant Mother's Guide to Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (Non) - Kindle edition by Korte, Diana.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The VBAC Companion: The Expectant Mother's Guide to Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (Non)/5(33).

The writing and imagery in the book is amazing and really captured the many emotions women feel after a cesarean and again when planning for a VBAC. Also, this book is incredibly validating of women’s reactions to their cesarean births (despite having a healthy baby and mom 😉).

Other VBAC Books. The VBAC Companion: The Expectant Mother's Guide to Vaginal Birth After Cesarean by Diana Korte (The Harvard Common Press, PB: ISBN, HB ISBN: )This book is a joy to read, and I recommend it highly to all women, especially those seeking a Vaginal Birth After a Cesarean (VBAC).Cited by: 1.

Book Review: The VBAC Companion: The Expectant Mother's Guide to Vaginal Birth After Cesarean by Diana Korte$ U.S. Available from Harvard Common Press, Albany Street, Boston, MA   Book Review: The VBAC Companion: The Expectant Mother's Guide to Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Carol Brussel, BA, LLLL Journal of Human Lactation 2, Author: Carol Brussel.

The VBAC Education Project includes several educational components: Deciding if VBAC is Right for You, a slide-set; Handouts for Parents, a companion e-book; Resources for VBAC and Physiologic Birth; VBAC for Educators: A Teaching Guide and Hospital Policies that Support VBAC, Family-Centered Cesarean and Informed Choice.

In The VBAC Companion, Diana Korte explains the risks and benefits of both VBACs and repeat cesareans. She tells how to work on overcoming fears about labor, how to find a VBAC-friendly doctor (or midwife) and hospital (or birth center), and how to get extra support, from a labor assistant, childbirth educator, or VBAC support : Harvard Common Press.

The VBAC Companion: The Expectant Mother's Guide to Vaginal Birth After Cesarean by Diana Korte (The Harvard Common Press, PB: ISBN, HB ISBN: ) This book is a joy to read, and I recommend it highly to all women, especially those seeking a Vaginal Birth After a Cesarean (VBAC)/5(27).

The supporting e-book, VBAC for Educators: A Teaching Guide helps you to present the material to your students. It includes background The VBAC companion book for each of the 14 modules, The VBAC companion book tips, and sample informed consent/refusal forms, parent education, and hospital protocols for VBAC that you can copy for your use.

VBAC Companion by Diana Korte Birth Book: Everything You Need to Know to Have a Safe and Satisfying Birth by William Sears, Martha Sears Silent Knife: Cesarean Prevention and Vaginal Birth After Cesarean byNancy Wainer Cohen, Lois J.

Estner Heart and Hands: A Midwife’s Guide to Pregnancy and Birth by Elizabeth Davis. In The VBAC Companion, Diana Korte explains the risks and benefits of both VBACs and repeat cesareans. She tells how to work on overcoming fears about labor, how to find a VBAC-friendly doctor (or midwife) and hospital (or birth center), and how to get extra support, from a labor assistant, childbirth educator, or VBAC support group.

Get this from a library. The VBAC companion: the expectant mother's guide to vaginal birth after cesarean. [Diana Korte] -- The cesarean rate is finally dropping in the United States, primarily because women who have had this operation are saying no to a repeat cesarean.

They are doing so because vaginal birth after. The VBAC Companion: The Expectant Mother's Guide to Vaginal Birth After Cesarean. Staff; November 7, Pregnancy and Birth; This book is a joy to read, and I recommend it highly to all women, especially those seeking a Vaginal Birth After a Cesarean (VBAC).

With the ongoing discussions and research about the safety of VBACs, this. Diana Korte is the author of several books and the winner of more than forty journalism awards, including the American Academy of Pediatrics Award. Vbac Companion: The Expectant Mother's Guide to Vaginal Birth After Cesarean/5.

The VBAC Companion: The Expectant Mother's Guide to Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Diana Korte Harvard Common Press, - Health & Fitness - pages5/5(2).

Comment from a reader of the original, French edition: "This book is a response to questions. It will serve to demystify fears and inspire confidence." The VBAC Companion. Referred to as the bible of cesarean prevention by the Wall Street Journal, this book will help parents make an informed decision if they are weighing the pros and cons of a VBAC.

You can buy it off Amazon or the Book Depository. The VBAC Companion: The Expectant Mother's Guide to a Vaginal Birth After Cesarean. Written by Diane Korte. Every Thursday I send an email with three quick tips to brighten your day and help you and your family lead a more natural life.

Get the facts on Vaginal Birth After Cesarean, or VBAC. See VBAC success rates, VBAC risks, and how you can prepare to deliver your next baby vaginally. America’s cesarean rate includes over 1/3 of birthing women.5/5(2).

The VBAC Companion-The Expectant Mother’s Guide to Vaginal Birth After Cesarean by Diane Korte The Whole Pregnancy Handbook by Joel M Evans, MD, OB/GYN The Doula Book-How a trained labor companion can help you have a shorter, easier, and healthier birth second edition by Marshall H.

Klaus, M.D., John H. Kennell, M.D., and Phyllis H. Klaus, C. Childbirth Educators may have a harder time, as some of the learning activity questions refer directly to the book. If you are unable to get access to a copy of this book and it is holding up your certification process, please call the office.

VBAC Companion by Dianna Korte The VBA C Companion is also out of print. The Birth Book (Sears & Sears) The Nurturing Touch at Birth (Paulina Perez) When Hello Means Goodbye (Kirk & Schwiebert) A Good Birth, A Safe Birth (Diana Korte & Roberta Scaer) The VBAC Companion (Diana Korte) Nutrition for a Healthy Pregnancy (Elizabeth Somer) Becoming Us: 8 Steps to Grow a Family That Thrives (Elly Taylor).

6 suggestions to help plan and prepare for a successful VBAC: 1) Learn, learn, learn. Even though I had longed for a natural birth with my first son, when I first began to research my options for baby number two, I wasn’t yet sold on having a VBAC and was very open to having an elective ‘gentle’ cesarean.

The competing voices confused me. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Boxid_2 CH Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City Boston, :   Simply put, a VBAC is a vaginal birth after a previous caesarean birth.

A wonderful r esource to learn more about VBAC is the book “The VBAC Companion (Expectant Mother’s Guide to Vaginal Birth After Cesarean)” by Diana Korte. “Having a VBAC is not exactly the same as “just” having a vaginal birth.

You need to look at the big picture. As said, the only book which I devoured page by page is the VBAC Companion. Also, look for birthing or birth preparation classes because lectures can be more helpful especially for busy mothers like myself. The Complete Illustrated Birthing Companion: A Book Review.

Awareness Month and acknowledge the week of International Midwifery Day with a post about an initiative to create a VBAC Friendly Hospital, led by honor of Cesarean Awareness Month, Lakeisha Dennis, the Chapter Leader of International Cesarean Awareness Network.

The VBAC option After a cesarean birth, some women choose to plan a vaginal birth after cesarean, or VBAC. Some common reasons include: • To have a shorter hospital stay, and generally a quicker recovery. • Some women want to experience giving birth normally.

• To avoid major abdominal surgery and the risksFile Size: KB. Most articles about pregnancy in obese women, and even many childbirth providers, assume two things: that being fat interferes with a woman’s ability to give birth vaginally; and that the sky high cesarean rate among women of size is the logical outcome of obesity.

Women of size do have very high cesarean rates today. But is this high rate really medically necessary. Or is some of.

I recently had the opportunity to review a book published in January,written for birthing families. The Complete Illustrated Birthing Companion; A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating the Best Birthing Plan for a Safe, Less Painful, and Successful Delivery for You and Your Baby.

This book is authored by a diverse team of experts, Amanda French, M.D., an OB/Gyn, Susan. The Doula Book: How a Trained Labor Companion Can Help You Have a Shorter, Easier and Healthier Birth (by Klaus, Kennell and Klaus) For more information about doulas (Including the fact that doulas have been proven to reduce your risk of having a cesarean by 50%.

Family members and other supportive people have not been shown to provide the same.my midwife. I understand that I am expected to read the following book: The VBAC Companion -The Expectant Mother's Guide to Vaginal Birth After Cesarean by Diana Korte The following resources have been recommended or may also be required: Silent Knife: Cesarean Prevention and Vaginal Birth after Cesarean (VBAC)File Size: 28KB.