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  • Sharing our birth stories with our children: Katy’s CBA2C
    Guest post birth story by Katy Rank Lev for Brain, Child Magazine. I joined my local ICAN chapter after my first son was delivered via cesarean. Over the next five years, I became a leader of ICAN of Southwestern PA and the organization supported me through my next pregnancy and VBAC attempt… then they supported me... […]
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  • ICAN Names Lisa Keyser the June 2015 Volunteer of the Month
    The International Cesarean Awareness Network is powered by the selfless efforts of our numerous volunteers. We cannot thank our dedicated volunteers enough for their cooperation and service in assisting ICAN with accomplishing its mission. In an effort to acknowledge some of our amazing volunteers who work tirelessly behind the scenes to offer support, education, and... […]
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  • Postpartum Doulas: support after cesarean
    Guest post by Debbie Young, DONA. Birth is unpredictable. There is no straight path to the birth of a precious baby so we follow the path wherever it leads. Sometimes that path leads to a cesarean. When a mother and baby come home after a cesarean there are a few extra things to think about,... […]
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  • ICAN Names Julie Herr the May 2015 Volunteer of the Month
    The International Cesarean Awareness Network is powered by the selfless efforts of our numerous volunteers. We cannot thank our dedicated volunteers enough for their cooperation and service in assisting ICAN with accomplishing its mission. In an effort to acknowledge some of our amazing volunteers who work tirelessly behind the scenes to offer support, education, and... […]
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  • Click Your Way to the Best Info: finding quality VBAC and Cesarean info online
    By Sharon Muza, BS, CD(DONA) BDT(DONA), LCCE, FACCE While April is recognized as Cesarean Awareness Month in both the United States and many other countries, quality consumer information about how to prevent cesareans (both primary {first} cesareans and subsequent ones) along with information about having a vaginal birth after a cesarean (VBAC) is valuable to... […]
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Virginia

Dr. Sumac Diaz complete care center for women Richmond va (… vbac’d with her in 2011 with an inverted T incision she is awesome)

Ican of Northern Virginia
http://www.icanofnova.org/

http://www.icanofnova.org/articles/How_to_attempt_a_VBAC

INOVA Fairfax
http://www.inova.org

Dr. William Fitzhugh

Hospitals: MCV (now called VCU Health Systems) and St Francis.
At MCV: Dr Isaacs, Dr Pierce or Dr Karjane.
At St Francis : Lelsie Fehan or Nicole Carlson – both CNMs. Backed by Dr Miller.

Erica Blanton with Henrico Doctors

ICAN of Richmond
http://icanofrichmond.webs.com/virginavbacresources.htm

Virginia Hospital Rankings by US NEWS

 

 

 

We need your help! Do you know of a VBAC supportive practice or group in this state?? Have an experience with one of the organizations listed above, tell us about it! Please email the info to: kcontentoangell@hotmail.com