3 Important Tips for Having a VBAC

The adage “once a cesarean, always a cesarean” is archaic, outdated, and simply untrue. Women CAN have vaginal births after cesarean delivery. VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean) are increasing the United States! There are many reasons why one would choose a VBAC: afraid of surgery, recovery was difficult, birth trauma and the list continues. An expecting woman's decision to have a VBAC is personal, important and her right.

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Why We Believe Fed Is Best

If you’re pregnant or a new parent, you’ve probably heard lots of the phrase “breast is best.” It’s a common refrain in our culture, a quick and catchy rhyme that was created once medical professionals and researchers realized that breastfeeding has many health advantages for both mothers and babies. Of course, we here at Doulas of Las Vegas believe that breastfeeding is incredible—an amazing and valuable way to feed your baby. But we don’t believe it is “best.”

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