This isn’t a story from me… but a link to a beautifully done VBAC home video. This mom had an unplanned cesarean with her first, a planned cesarean with her second (after pressure from her physician) and elected to do a VBAC at home with her third. One of the most moving videos I have ever seen regarding birth…
Does a doula really make a difference?
Families report having a postpartum doula improved breastfeeding outcomes, increased their confidence as parents, helped them get better sleep, and improved their emotions, including reducing symptoms of depression and anxiety.