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The VBAC Workshop

 a 2hr workshop for pregnant parents who are planning a
vaginal birth after caesarean
(VBAC) 

You will learn how to maximise your chances of a successful VBAC in our maternity care system by

  • understanding the statistics

  • looking at evidence-based information about your options

  • considering tools for making informed decisions

We will explore:

  • Unpacking your previous birthing experiences

  • Understanding the VBAC statistics in Victoria & Australia

  • What options & choices you need to consider once you decide you want a VBAC

  • What to expect from the maternity care system

  • Breaking down the “risks” & looking at what the evidence says

  • Chances of success

  • Tips for planning a positive birth – whichever way it turns out


Your investment: $85

(includes pregnant participant & 1 support person)
 

  • Student midwives participating in continuity of care experiences are welcome to attend with you, free of charge.

  • Price is the same for in-person  & online classes as the content, offerings & inclusions are  identical between both offerings.

VBAC Workshop dates:

Our VBAC workshops are held online via Zoom, for maximum convenience!

Online classes

Live-streamed via Zoom -join from anywhere!
Small group size - maximum of 12 pregnant people (+ one support person each)

January 2024

Evening Course

Wednesday 10th January

6pm - 8pm

Book a spot here

*Please note that this time is VIC based if you are joining from interstate*

May 2024

Evening Course

Wednesday 29th May

6pm - 8pm

Book a spot here

*Please note that this time is VIC based if you are joining from interstate*

February 2024

Evening Course

Wednesday 28th February

6pm - 8pm

Book a spot here

*Please note that this time is VIC based if you are joining from interstate*

June 2024

Evening Course

Wednesday 26th June

6pm - 8pm

Book a spot here

*Please note that this time is VIC based if you are joining from interstate*

March 2024

Evening Course

Wednesday 27th March

6pm - 8pm

Book a spot here

*Please note that this time is VIC based if you are joining from interstate*

April 2024

Evening Course

Monday 29th April 

6pm - 8pm

Book a spot here

*Please note that this time is VIC based if you are joining from interstate*

Our Refund Policy
Due to our small group sizes & high demand, payment is required in full at time of booking & is non-refundable in the event of change of mind, other engagements, forgetting to attend or illness.
Full refunds will only be given for unexpected early births (provided you are less than 36 weeks pregnant at the start of the course).
If you wish to move your booking to another course date, please get in touch at least 7 days before the start of your booked course (space permitting). 
If you’d like to pay in instalments, please contact us on 03 9376 7474.
In the rare instance that we need to cancel the class (presenter illness, minimum booking numbers not reached etc), we will contact you 3-5 business days prior to the class. We will aim to facilitate you joining another class, or offer a full refund if this is not possible.

How to book

using our  online booking system

  1. Click on the "book here" next to your preferred series

  2. Click "select" on the right-hand size of your preferred series 

  3. Scroll across on the calendar until you reach the correct month

  4. Look for the first date of the series you want to book

  5. Click on the symbol on the date of the first session for the series

  6. Click on the time on the right hand size

  7. Fill in your details & submit

  8. Look out for a confirmation email & complete the booking form within ASAP.

Please call our reception team on 03 9376 7474

if you experience any difficulties.

Planning a VBAC package

 

VBAC Circle (2 hours)
This circle is held once every two months in Kensington, Victoria and is led by an experienced midwife. This circle will give you the opportunity to hear other people’s experiences and meet other people planning the same.

 

VBAC Workshop (2 hours)
This workshop is held every month. It tea
ches you how to plan a VBAC, understanding the VBAC statistics (focusing on specific states Victoria & Queensland), breaking down the “risks” & chances of success, tips for planning a positive birth – whichever way it turns out. Held live online via Zoom.

 

1:1 Birth Debrief with an experienced midwife (1.5 hours)
You can bring in your medical notes from your previous birth (sometimes comprehensive notes need to be requested in advance from the care provider), or your own written notes, or simply yourself. This session is led by you.

 

A copy of Hazel Keedle’s book ‘Birth After Caesarean: Your Journey to a Better Birth’

 

Total Package: $297 (10% discount)

Planning a VBAC package

 

Not in Melbourne and planning a VBAC? No worries- we have you covered! 

VBAC Workshop (2 hours)
This workshop is held every month. It teaches you how to plan a VBAC, understanding the VBAC statistics (focusing on specific states Victoria & Queensland), breaking down the “risks” & chances of success, tips for planning a positive birth – whichever way it turns out. Held live online via Zoom.

1:1 Birth Debrief with an experienced midwife *Online* (1.5 hours)
You can bring in your medical notes from your previous birth (sometimes comprehensive notes need to be requested in advance from the care provider), or your own written notes, or simply yourself. This session is led by you.

 

A copy of Hazel Keedle’s book ‘Birth After Caesarean: Your Journey to a Better Birth’
Posted to your address.

 

Total Package: $280 (10% discount)

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