What it’s like to have a Vaginal Birth after Cesarean
In today’s birth story episode, Barbara Demske shares her experience having a cesarean and then a VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean) with her next baby. Her cesarean was a really traumatic experience which she feared for her life during and after suffering through that, she knew she wanted to have a VBAC.
Barbara Demske Bio
Today’s guest is Barbara Demske who is a mother to three little boys (Liam-4.5, Nolan-2, and Finn-6 months). She is a wife, a pediatric RN, and is currently studying to become a lactation consultant (IBCLC). She is the co-host of the All Things Breastfeeding Podcast with Barbara Robertson, IBCLC at the Breastfeeding Center of Ann Arbor.
You can connect with Barb on Instagram @barbdemske or @firstlatch where she has a created a community for celebrating baby’s first milestone of breastfeeding. You can also read about her family at www.cultivatingmotherhood.
Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth,
The Belly Mapping workbook
ICAN: International Cesarean Awareness Network – for preparing for a VBAC or to find help coping after a traumatic cesarean birth.
Reading/Listening to other VBAC Stories