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  • ACOG’s New Labor Guidelines Fall in Step with ICAN’s Mission
    ACOG’s New Labor Guidelines Fall in Step with ICAN’s Mission New, Breakthrough Guidelines Pave Way for Safer Labor and Birth Release Highlights: New study shows that labor takes longer than previously believed, and it is safer in most cases for a woman to labor longer than for providers to push for cesarean birth. The emphasis throughout the report […]
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  • Was the art of independence lost in the shuffle? Or forced out in labor and delivery rooms?
    By Jennifer Antonik Our daughter is in that lovely stage of life where everything has to be a struggle or it isn’t worth her time it seems. She’ll be three soon. (I can see many of you emphatically nodding your heads in empathetic understanding.) Truly, I love that age though. It’s magical. She is quite the independent little princess. […]
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  • New Survey Shows High Success Rate for VBAC’s at Home
    by Karen Troy, PhD The Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA) recently published data from a large and well-tracked series of planned home births, the result of a home birth registry program that was initiated in 2004 (1).  The data set included nearly 17,000 planned home births attended by a mix of midwives including CPMs (79%), […]
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  • Failure to Progress in Labor
    Many women that are told they need a cesarean for “failure to progress” may not realize that the doctor is likely looking at their labor and dilation and comparing it to research called Friedman’s Curve. This research was completed with 500 women more than 60 years ago.  A woman may be told that her doctor […]
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  • Can Inducing Labor Lead to Cesarean?
    A labor induction uses medication, like Pitocin, or other techniques to bring on (induce) contractions in a pregnant woman. Induction occurs in more than 23% of births (Census.gov) in the United States every year. That is, one in five women will have their labor induced. Studies show that there is increased risk for cesarean as […]
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Florida

University of South Florida’s obstetrical group at Tampa General Hospital

All Women’s Midwifery & Health Care
34 Seven Hills Drive, Spring Hill 34609
352-835-7100
springhillmidwife.com

Dr. Delisa Skeete-Henry in Plantation, FL

Dr. Christ-ann magloire, FACOG
Serenity Holistic OB/GYN and Wellnes
City : North Miami Beach
E-mail : andree36@hotmail.com
Telephone : (305)705-3377

Dr. Lynn Migdal
Migdal Chiropractic & Family Wellness Center
City : Delray Beach
E-mail : drlynnmigdal@bellsouth.net
Telephone : 561-278-2224
Website : www.migdalchiropractic.com

Rebecca Finklea
Precious Blessings Midwife Care
City : Plant City
E-mail : precblessing@gmail.coom
Telephone : 813-451-4093
Website : www.preciousblessings.org

Valerie Schuster, Birth & PP Doula and Childbirth Educator
Blissful Birthing & Beyond Inc.
City : Lake Park
E-mail : valschuster@blissfulbirthingandbeyond.com
Telephone : 561-951-4130
Website : www.blissfulbirthingandbeyond.com

Eunice Romero LM, CPM, CLC, CBE
Placenta Tree Midwifery, LLC
City : Miami
E-mail : placentatree@gmail.com
Telephone : 786-380-0559
Website : www.PlacentaTree.com

Eunice Romero LM, CPM, CLC, CBE
Placenta Tree Midwifery, LLC
City : Miami
E-mail : placentatree@gmail.com
Telephone : 786-380-0559
Website : www.PlacentaTree.com

Theresa L. Hohl, D.C.
Balance Chiropractic Wellness Centre
City : Clearwater
E-mail : drteri@mybalancechiro.com
Telephone : 727-791-4002
Website : mybalancechiro.com

Tracy Pericht, AAHCC
Beautiful Beginnings Natural Childbirth Education
City : Fort Lauderdale
E-mail : tracy@ourbeautifulbirth.com
Telephone : 954-699-6503
Website : www.ourbeautifulbirth.com

Kim Verbarg, LM, CPM
Sweet Child O’Mine
City : Lithia
E-mail : midwife@sweetchildbirth.com
Telephone : 813-381-4585
Website : www.sweetchildbirth.com

Evelyn Ojeda-Fox BA, Birth & Parent Mentor. LMT
The Peaceful Birth Project
City : Clearwater
E-mail : eojedafox@gmail.com
Telephone : 727.432.8080
Website : www.thepeacefulbirthproject.org

Evelyn Ojeda-Fox BA, Birth & Parent Mentor. LMT
The Peaceful Birth Project
City : Clearwater
E-mail : eojedafox@gmail.com
Telephone : 727.432.8080
Website : www.thepeacefulbirthproject.org

June Connell, Natural Childbirth Educator
Happy Birth Way
City : Clearwater
E-mail : june@happybirthway.com
Telephone : 727-515-1664
Website : www.happybirthway.com

NOT VBAC SUPPORTIVE:

Dr. David Minton – read his anti-VBAC opinion here: http://www.tampabay.com/news/health/medicine/tampa-ob-gyn-vbacs-may-not-be-a-risk-worth-taking/2113117

Articles & Resources:

(Tampa Bay) http://www.tampabay.com/news/health/women-seeking-vbac-say-tampa-generalusf-is-often-only-option/2110511

(Sarasota) http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20130324/ARTICLE/130329791/2055/NEWS?Title=Natural-births-encouraged-at-hospital-s-new-tower

http://www2.hernandotoday.com/business/hernando-news/2013/feb/06/haopino2-happy-healthy-births-ar-626296/

 

We need your help! Do you know of a VBAC supportive practice or group in this state?? please email us the info: kcontentoangell@hotmail.com