+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 6 of 6
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    735
    Thanks
    796
    Thanked
    250
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default Looking for an ob supportive of vbac in melbourne

    Hi

    I'm not pregnant at the moment and have not even started ttc. I'm just doing some research at the moment and would really like the option of a vbac. Can anyone recommend an ob? I don't mind which hospital they are based out of as I will need to travel no matter what given where I'm located.

    feel free to pm me if you'd prefer

    I'm keen to hear recommendations or negative feedback(I think this needs to be pm'd)

    thanks in advance

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    735
    Thanks
    796
    Thanked
    250
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Bump- anyone?

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Posts
    940
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    301
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Try Emily Olive. She is based at St Vincent's but also delivers at the Epworth Freemasons and I think maybe France's Perry. I don't know her specific thoughts on vbac but she specialises in high risk and foetal medicines. She is absolutely brilliant so I think would give you a very honest and thorough recommendation.

  4. The Following User Says Thank You to SoReady For This Useful Post:

    Carpe diem 2013  (23-11-2015)

  5. #4
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    735
    Thanks
    796
    Thanked
    250
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by SoReady View Post
    Try Emily Olive. She is based at St Vincent's but also delivers at the Epworth Freemasons and I think maybe France's Perry. I don't know her specific thoughts on vbac but she specialises in high risk and foetal medicines. She is absolutely brilliant so I think would give you a very honest and thorough recommendation.
    thanks so much. I really appreciate you taking the time to reply

  6. #5
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Posts
    197
    Thanks
    49
    Thanked
    98
    Reviews
    0
    Dr Guy Skinner!! He is lovely and has a wonderful team of midwives available for you to call with any questions. He is very pro-natural birth (in a non-judgey way) and is super supportive of VBACs! I attempted a VBAC with him but sadly it wasn't to be (breach baby, bicornuate uterus and various other medical issues). But I have a few friends who have all had VBACs with him. Guy is based at St Vincent's but also delivers at the Freemasons.

    He is really just the nicest man and a wonderful doctor. I cannot recommend him highly enough. I can't imagine anyone else being more supportive of a VBAC.

  7. #6
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Posts
    334
    Thanks
    305
    Thanked
    206
    Reviews
    0
    I can recommend David O'Callaghan at St Vincent's (he also goes from Freemasons too) - he delivered my twins naturally and is very low intervention/pro natural birth. He was awesome, my pregnancy, labour and delivery were great - and his fees are very reasonable.

    I've also heard great things about Lionel Stienberg whose rooms are next to David's at St Vincent's - his nickname is Lionel Vaginal apparently, he's also very pro natural birth!

  8. The Following User Says Thank You to MrsA2B For This Useful Post:

    Carpe diem 2013  (10-02-2016)


 

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 34
    Last Post: 12-02-2015, 19:53
  2. Replies: 12
    Last Post: 08-12-2014, 21:31
  3. Sunshine coast: high functioning ASD supportive secondary schools?
    By ourlittlefishy in forum Parents of Children with Special Needs
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 30-11-2014, 15:50

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
sales & new stuffsee all
Carmel's Beauty Secrets
7 Day Nail Growth Boosting Method Carmel's Beauty Secrets
The Nail Growth Boosting Method, will help transform your nails in just 7 days. You will also notice a big difference in their strength. It's so easy and only needs to be performed once a month.
Get your Nail Growth Boosting Method at the link below.
featured supporter
Nest Private Maternity
Nest Private Maternity is committed to providing private pregnancy care at an affordable price. We’re upfront about our out-of-pocket costs, so you can confidently decide to have your baby with us.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!