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#1 tkay30

Posted 15 February 2013 - 11:55 AM

Hello all, I know this topic has probably been discussed before, please direct me to the appropriate topics for more information.
My first baby was by emergency c/section for failing to progrss but looking back now I am not convinced it was an absolute emergency. I am now expecting again and I would like to have a vbac and I would like to speak to someone who has done it before or just any feedback on how to go about it. Thanks in advance.

#2 lucky 2

Posted 15 February 2013 - 01:10 PM

Hi there,

I have moved your topic from the Hospitals forum and into the Vaginal Birth Preparation forum where there is also a VBAC Chat thread.

Kind regards,

lucky 2

#3 ~elle~

Posted 15 February 2013 - 01:29 PM

I had a sucessful Vbac at king Eddy. I was private in a public hospital and they were wonderful !!!!

Do as much preparation as you can - DH and I did a VBAC preparation class beforehand. And I did heaps of reading.  

Good Luck !!!

#4 GenWhy

Posted 15 February 2013 - 01:40 PM

Joondalup Public is now known as being VBAC friendly. Not the private obs however. Arms dale is another one that has a lot of success. Privately, there's virtually no chance. I had a VBAC at a private hospital around 5 years ago but I had to fight every inch of the way and was not allowed to go back there if I wanted another VBAC.

I'd highly recommend contacting the NBAC Clinic at King Edward Memorial Hospital. Best of luck.

#5 *Alisa

Posted 15 February 2013 - 10:14 PM

I had a VBAC at king eddies 5 years ago. I went in their team midwifery program in the KYM team. I felt very supported by the midwives and some of the drs. They now have the NBAC clinic which would be my first option if I was having anymore, which I am not.

#6 Erma Gerd

Posted 15 February 2013 - 10:18 PM

QUOTE (~elle~ @ 15/02/2013, 02:29 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I had a sucessful Vbac at king Eddy. I was private in a public hospital and they were wonderful !!!!

Yep, me too at KEMH. I really loved the hospital, would go back again in a heartbeat (even though I had a horrible midwife for my VBAC which tarnished the experience somewhat).

#7 ~Jot~

Posted 17 February 2013 - 02:26 PM

KEMH is the best place to go. I was going to have my VBAC at Osborne Park and was told they'd support me - up until my 34 week appointment when they started putting the hard word on me for a repeat c/s. I went home and immediately transferred to KEMH.

I had a fantastic VBAC attempt at KEMH, even though it didn't work out for a few reasons. I wouldn't go anywhere else now. I'm going back there this time for elective c/s too.

#8 Minxybug

Posted 22 February 2013 - 02:55 AM

I would recommend going to a birthrites meeting http://www.birthrites.org/ you will find all the info here. I would go every month speaking with other people who were aiming for a vbac or had experienced one.

I would highly recommend talking to some doulas that have had clients experience vbac births.

I had an attempted vbac with my DS2 at King Edward which became a repeat emergency ceaser due to severe adhesions.

We have moved countries but still aiming to have a VBA2C in the next month.

Hope you find the information and support you need. Feel free to PM me for more info. Best wishes for your pregnancy and birth journey

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