New VBAC documentary “Trial of Labor”
I’m so excited for the latest VBAC documentary, “Trial of Labor,” to come out!
There is still time for you to help bring this important movie and topic to the public. Mr. Humphreys, together with Dr. Elliot Berlin, a popular Los Angeles chiropractor, are looking to raise the last of the funds required to complete this movie. You can contribute as little as a dollar. As I write this, they have raised over half of their goal. This pledge drive will continue until Friday August 24, 2012 12:00am EDT.
We need to counter the incorrect conventional wisdom that VBACs are excessively risky and cesareans are the only prudent choice. We need to clarify that both VBACs and cesareans have REAL benefits and REAL risks. We need to reinforce the idea that it should be up to each mom to evaluate those risks and benefits to herself, her baby, as well as her future fertility, pregnancies, mode of delivery options, and long term health. We need to share the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ latest VBAC guidelines as well as the documents and lectures from the 2010 National Institutes of Health VBAC Conference. It’s only through education will women be able to make an informed choice.
You can also help spread the word by liking the “Trial of Labor” fan page on Facebook and blogging about the movie!
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Jen Kamel is the founder of VBAC Facts, an educational, training and consulting firm. As a nationally recognized VBAC strategist and consumer advocate, she has been invited to present Grand Rounds at hospitals, served as an expert witness in a legal proceeding, and has traveled the country educating hundreds of professionals and highly motivated parents. She speaks at national conferences and has worked as a legislative consultant in various states focusing on midwifery legislation and regulations. She has testified multiple times in front of the California Medical Board and legislative committees on the importance of VBAC access and is a board member for the California Association of Midwives.
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