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Before getting pregnant with her first child, Brittany had hoped and planned for an unmedicated birth. Due to an unnecessary induction and several interventions her first birth ended in a cesarean. Immediately following that birth, she began preparing for a VBAC.
3.5 years later she was able to have a successful, unmedicated, intervention free VBAC. Unfortunately, it was not the redemptive dream-birth she had envisioned due to the treatment she received from the on-call OB. She shares her journey of processing and healing from two very different traumatic births.
Brittany DuValle Bio
Brittany is a nurse who lives in Northern California with her husband of 10 years and their two daughters, Josephine who is 4, and Wilhelmina who is 9 months. Connect with her on Instagram: @broseduvalle or Facebook: Brittany Rose DuValle.
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Ugh! I’m so frustrated with doctors like the ones you described. I wonder if we need to call these doctors out by name or have a list of OBs that do not know anything about evidence and current research. That is the main reason that we hire them, but when it’s better for us to do our own research and become an expert, we really need to avoid doctors like this.