The VBAC Coach does not provide medical treatment or medical advice. Please discuss all medical decisions and treatment with your primary care provider.

Kristen Stratton is a DONA Certified Birth Doula, specializing in Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) and Gentle Cesarean Birth (Family Centered Cesarean).  

Currently offering VBAC classes in Poway and Fallbrook. These VBAC childbirth classes are focused on parents seeking birth options following a cesarean. 


  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Birth After Special Scar Cesarean (VBASSC)
  • Trial of Labor After Cesarean (TOLAC)
  • Repeat Cesarean Section (RCS)
  • Cesarean Birth After Cesarean (CBAC)
  • Homebirth After Cesarean (HBAC)
  • Vaginal Birth After Multiple Cesareans (VBAMC)
  • Vaginal Birth After 1,2,3+ Cesareans (VBA1C, VBA2C, VBA3C...)
  • Emergency Cesarean Section (ECS)
  • Water Birth After Cesarean (WBAC)
  • Elective Repeat Cesarean Section (ERCS)
  • Uterine Rupture (UR)


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