Free VBAC Tool Kit

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Vaginal Birth After C-section Tool Kit childbirth education

Vaginal Birth After C-section Tool Kit childbirth education

Get your Free VBAC Tool Kit

Fill out this quick form to get the link to the VBAC Tool Kit. This is additional information not included in the original book Give Birth A Chance: How to Prepare for an Empowered VBAC.

They are meant to be used together, so if you haven't gotten a chance to read the book, go to Amazon and get it right away!

The kit includes:

1.       Birth Affirmation Self-Assessment Tool.

2.      Four MP3 downloads for tapping sequences.

3.      Four beautiful images to focus on.

4.      Birth Journey Intentions: A list of needs starting with the statement, “I intend my birth journey to be safe and peaceful. With this in mind if safety allows, the following list is what I want to see happen during my birth journey.”

5.      Instructions on how to make an aromatherapy rice bag.

6.      Ultimate Birth Truth Statement Worksheet.

7.      Birth preparation exercises for your body and mind. 


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Ilia Blandina Certified Childbirth Coach

Ilia Blandina Certified Childbirth Coach

Ilia Blandina CNM

EFT & Matrix Re-Imprinting Practitioner

Awaken Your Life Power, Inc.


Ilia Blandina EFT Practitioner CNM ARNP, is the author of the bestselling book Give Birth A Chance: How to Prepare for an Empowered VBAC. She has practiced as a certified nurse midwife since 1994 to 2014 and has now dedicated herself to educating women on how to have an empowering birth journey. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing with Honors from the University of Florida in 1985. After four years of nursing practice in the pediatric ICU & neonatal ICU she transferred to the Labor & Delivery unit at Shands Hospital in Gainesville Florida and continued her studies at the University of Florida, earning her Master of Science in Nursing degree by 1994.  

She has varied practice experience ranging from rural to urban settings, helping to open a birth center in North Carolina to bringing more natural experiences to hospital birth settings. She has attended over 5000 births in her midwifery career.

She has held academic appointments as Clinical Instructor at Nova Southeastern University College of Nursing, University Of Cincinnati College of Midwifery, and Frontier Nursing University College of Midwifery. In addition, she is a member of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM). She is also a member of from which she has earned her Advanced EFT Practitioner Certification and is on her path working towards AAMET Master of Applied EFT Certification.

She is the founder of Awaken Your Life Power, Inc. (2011) a company devoted to inspiring people through their life journey and has created online communities for inspiration and educational support. She produced & hosted the Awaken Your Fertility Summit (2012). She has always been fascinated with alternative medicine and has studied herbal remedies, aromatherapy and Energy Psychology. Her study and certification in Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) and Matrix Re-Imprinting led her to develop the process of Childbirth With Grace™, a program that helps women shed their fears around birth. She shares her childbirth education knowledge online at

Through her years in midwifery practice she has found that overcoming your fears regarding your birth journey is the most important area of childbirth education especially if you have had a cesarean section and now want to plan for a vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). 

Ilia has been married since 1981 to a wonderful husband and together they have been blessed with the birth of 4 boys, 2 vaginal births in a hospital that started out in a birth center, 1 cesarean section and 1 VBAC at home! Both as a midwife and mother she has walked the path of her clients which has created a deep passion for her work to help women become prepared for a VBAC.



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Give Birth A Chance

How To Prepare for an Empowered VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean)

Ilia Blandina – Give Birth A Chance: How to Prepare for an Empowered VBAC

 Don’t Talk Yourself Out Of A VBAC!

 Do you have a deep desire to give vaginal birth after having had a c-section (VBAC)?  

If you know deep in your heart that our ancestors did quite well with natural birth and want to follow in their footsteps... 

If you know this path is a sacred one and you want to make it happen, but you don’t know where to begin...

If you long for a vaginal birth...

It starts with this book! In it, you will learn:

  • How to trust your intuition and your body during a trial of labor after c-section.
  • Step by step guide on how to clear negative emotional triggers from having had a c-section.
  •  Why birth plans fail and how to write an effective birth plan that will not jinx your vaginal birth after c-section (VBAC) goal.
  •  Conquer your fears about having a vaginal birth so that you can get out of your own way.
  •  The most effective pain management exercises you will ever learn!

 Give Birth A Chance is like Birthing From Within meets The Matrix. It is a powerful guide to get yourself ready for your VBAC. Read this book!

VBAC = Vaginal Birth After C-section 

VBAC = Vaginal Birth After C-section 

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