Information Pamphlets

Optimal Birth BC develops information pamphlets to assist caregivers in their efforts to inform women and their families about their choices in childbirth.

You can order our pamphlets by contacting us directly, or by filling out this online order form.

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) in BC
Describes risks and benefits of vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) using statistics from BC over the last 10 years.

When Labour Starts
Explains what early labour is, what women can expect, what they should do, and when they should call their doctor or midwife and go to the hospital.

I want a Healthy Vaginal Birth
Highlights information about prenatal care to improve the likelihood of a healthy vaginal birth and positive birth experience.

Having an Epidural
Provides information about managing pain during labour and epidural use.