Meeting Topics by Month
January ~ VBAMC (Vaginal Birth after Multiple Cesareans)
Jan 28 @ Tempe Location
This meeting will be all about the facts of VBAMC. We'll talk about finding providers, the risks/benefits of planning a VBAMC and everything else you'll need to begin your VBAMC journey. This meeting will be helpful for any woman planning any level of VBAC because we'll cover a lot of the same information that's valuable for anyone planning a vaginal birth after a previous cesarean.
February ~ Healing after Birth
Feb 25 @ Tempe Location
This meeting will be for Cesarean and Vaginal Birth moms looking for emotional/physical healing after birth. We hope to secure an Art Therapist for some creative activity to be included in our conversation. We will offer a mix up resources for physical healing, emotional healing and postpartum depression resources. We'll also just share and support each other with life after baby tips. This meeting will be a good meeting for any parent or pregnant mama!
March ~ VBAC Planning
March 25 @ Tempe Location
We will cover interviewing providers, risks/benefits of planning a VBAC, why it's safe, how to handle unsupportive friends and family and how to take care of your body while pregnant. We will cover a bit of everything, so this will be a great starter meeting for anyone!
April ~ Cesarean Planning
*Birth Awareness Month!* ICAN of Phoenix will be scheduling a fun birth event this month! More info to come.
April 29 @ Tempe Location
Sometimes Cesarean Births are the safest and best decision for your family. This meeting will cover how to plan a gentle cesarean, and the importance of covering your cesarean preferences in your birth plan in the event you're faced with another cesarean birth.
May ~ Birthing Location Options: Comparing Homebirth, Hospital Birth & Birth Centers
May 27 @ Tempe Location
Can't decide where you want to have a baby? This is a unique and personal decision that varies person to person but this meeting will cover the risks/benefits of each birthing location and what you might consider when making this important decision.
June~ Emotional Support after Cesarean
June 24 @ Tempe Location
This meeting will be reserved for emotional support for mother's that have had a cesarean birth in the past. We will hold a space to share stories and hopefully find peace with our previous birth experiences. This meeting will be best for moms that are looking for emotional support after a cesarean.