VBAC Support

Our VBAC Experience

At NYC Birth Village we are passionate about supporting our clients’ birth choices and providing quality childbirth education and preparation. We are proud to have supported numerous people through their VBAC journeys and have developed a VBAC preparation class that is founded in real-life birth experience. NYC Birth Village co-founder Narchi Jovic has had 2 VBACs herself and volunteered for numerous years as an ICAN (International Cesarean Awareness Network) chapter leader, supporting hundreds of mothers working towards a VBAC.

Education: Private VBAC Preparation Class

$300 (3hrs – includes a free consultation to customize the class)
Our VBAC preparation class covers:
 
  • How can you maximize your chances of having a VBAC?

  • VBAC risks and benefits

  • Optimal Fetal Positioning

  • Stages and phases of labor – VBAC labors might be different form a fist labor, depending on previous birth experience

  • Markers of labor progress (effacement, dilation, station)

  • Labor positions and comfort techniques

  • Medications available during labor and birth

  • How do providers manage VBACs? Is an epidural necessary?

  • What are the warning signs of uterine rupture?

  • Preventing an unnecessary cesarean / indications for a repeat cesarean

  • How can you advocate if needed in the hospital setting?

Doula Support for your VBAC

How can your doulas support you through your VBAC journey?
 

  • Assist you in your search for a VBAC-supportive provider

  • Help you build a set of birth preferences during the prenatal sessions

  • Coach you through circumstances where you want to advocate for yourself

  • Work towards a smooth progression of labor through coping techniques and comfort measures

  • Remind you of your options as you make your decisions in labor

  • Provide information and support as you navigate your own unique birth journey

  • Provide continuity of care throughout pregnancy, birth and postpartum

Our Doulas with VBAC experience range from beginner to experienced and provide free consultations to see if they are a good fit for you.

Disclaimer: All of the content provided in childbirth education classes, including text, outcomes, charts, graphics, photographs, and images, are for informational and educational purposes only and DO NOT CONSTITUTE THE PROVIDING OF MEDICAL ADVICE and is not intended to be a substitute for independent professional medical judgment, advice, diagnosis, or treatment. The content is not intended to establish a standard of care. You should always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your health.

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