Cesarean and Birth Trauma Resources
Avac-Info: http://www.avac-info.org/ (French)
VBAC-Info is a non-profit organization (NPO) established in autumn 2009. While the cesarean rate continues to rise, reaching about 25% of births, VBAC Info denounces the use of unnecessary cesarean section and promotes VBAC
Cesarean Parents: http://cesareanparents.blogspot.com/
Share information in order to humanize the birthing experience for cesarean families.
Cesarine: http://www.cesarine.org/ (French)
Ur tous ceux qui se sentent concernés par la césarienne, et qui ne se contentent pas d’entendre que “l’essentiel, c’est que la maman et le bébé aillent bien”
C-Section Recovery: http://www.csectionrecovery.com/
The goal of this site is give you the information to help women recover as quickly and comfortably as possible from c-sections (aka cesarean sections).
Helene Vadeboncouer: http://www.helenevadeboncoeur.com/ (French)
Birthing Normally After a Cesarean or Two: A Guide for Pregnant Women – Exploring Reasons and Practicalities for VBAC.
International Cesarean Awareness Network: http://www.ican-online.org/
We encourage you to join and support your local ICAN chapter so that women in your area will have access to the resources and support of our organization.
Navelgazing Midwife: http://navelgazingmidwife.squarespace.com/
I’ve been attending births since January 1983 and have assisted (in one way or another) about 900 moms as their babies entered the world. Writing is a passion of mine and I hope to eventually get some books written (if those in my life have any say about it)
Solace for Mothers: http://www.solaceformothers.org/
Solace for Mothers is an organization designed for the sole purpose of providing and creating support for women who have experienced childbirth as traumatic. Birth trauma is real and can result from an even seemingly “normal” birth experience.
The Unnecesarean: http://www.theunnecesarean.com/
Jill Arnold is a consumer advocate who founded The Unnecesarean in August 2008 as a collection of big baby birth stories, as well as women’s accounts of their cesareans and VBACs (vaginal births after cesarean).
Vancouver Birth Trauma: http://www.vancouverbirthtrauma.ca/
Around 30% of women are traumatized during the birth of their child and between 2% and 6% go on to develop Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as a consequence.
Vaginal Birth after Cesarean: http://www.vbac.com/
VBAC.com provides childbearing women and maternity care professionals access to evidence-based resources, educational materials, and support for VBAC and cesarean prevention.
VBAC Facts: http://vbacfacts.com/
The mission of VBAC Facts is simple: to make hard-to-find, interesting, and pertinent information relative to post-cesarean birth options easily accessible to the people who seek it.