California College of Midwives
♥ VBAC info for Planned Home Birth with a California Licensed Midwife
♥ VBAC Reading List for Post-Cesarean pregnancy / PHB ♥
The three most important documents are marked with asterisks, the rest are just for your information.
California LMs are invited to use the following documents to provide VBAC clients with the information required by Article 3.5, Section 1379:19. Each document from Childbirth Connections includes a universal (blank) Informed Consent form at the end. Just print the last page of each one for client's chart.
* ACOG’s policy “Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery” Practice Bulletin No. 5, published July 1999 Edition #1 / Printed August 2006
** Informed Decision Making, Informed Consent or Refusal Copyright © 2006 Childbirth Connection., updated 3/10/2006 ~
Blank Informed Consent form for Cal. Section 1379.19 on page 5
*** Options: VBAC or Repeat C-Section
Copyright © 2006 Childbirth Connection. updated: 4/5/2006 --
Blank Informed Consent form for Cal. Section 1379.19 on page 9
FYI: The Rights of Women Seeking Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC): A Primer; written by Katherine Prown, Ph.D. www.ican-online.org
FYI: VBAC ~ History, Economics, Hospital Staffing – Dr Ronald Cyr_ American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Sept 2002 (Volume 187, Number 3)
FYI: Not safer and not cheaper? Letter to the Editor, rebutting the idea that elective Cesarean is safer & cheaper: Michael Klein, MD Centre for Community Child Health Research, BC Child and Family Research, Institute, Vancouver, BC // CMAJ • November 7, 2006; 175 (10) © 2006
California College of Midwives: Full Version Standard of Care ~ 54 page edition, compatible with MBC's regulatory version (14 pages) as approved by OAL ~ March 2006