Founder, VBAC Facts
Jen Kamel is a consumer advocate, national speaker, and founder of VBAC Facts, a resource on vaginal birth after cesarean and repeat cesarean section. She travels the country as a California Board of Registered Nursing Continuing Education Provider presenting her program “The Truth About VBAC: History, Politics, & Stats” to birth professionals, providers, and highly motivated parents. She has been invited to speak at various regional and national conferences, including Human Rights in Childbirth, DONA International, and the Indiana Midwives Association, as well as webinars sponsored by organizations like Lamaze and ICAN International. She has also testified multiple times in front of the California Medical Board on the importance of VBAC access.
Episodes for this expert
Your first baby was born via c-section and with this time you’re hoping to have a vaginal birth, or VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean). You may have heard about some of the risks, but what does it all actually mean? Are VBACs more risky than having a repeat c-section? What factors should you consider before making this big decision for both you and your baby?