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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
VBAC: Vaginal birth after c-section. There are pros & cons with vbacs that are addressed in other healthtap topics.

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tahir Chauhdry
67 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Absolutely, but.....: However, there are some risks involved with it. The possiblity of uterine rupture is there but very small. Discuss this with your ob/gyn to see if ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stay active: Discuss with your doctor, to be sure your plans are reasonable.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Of course: Rh status has nothing to do with the choice of VBAC delivery. It has everything to do with the type of uterine incision you had initially, the number ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Uterine Rupture: The most common complications are a failed vbac & need for vaginal bypass (c-section). The most serious are uterine dehiscence (separation of the uter ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Uterine Rupture: Vaginal delivery after C-section is controversial because of a complication that occurs in approximately 1/200 cases where the scar from the previous ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Uterine Rupture: The most worrisome risk of a VBAC is rupture of the uterine scar. If you have a low-transverse uterine scar, the risk of this is low, around 1% (1 in ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe...: There are risks to trying for a VBAC and there are risks to a C/Section. The best thing to do is to research these risks and have a frank discussion ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
9 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lot of variables : To have a higher likelihood of a vbac, you should have a cervix that's dilated, better if you are already in labor. If you had a previous csection for ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Keathley
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Falling: Vbac is harder and harder to come by as more and more physicians stop offering this service. Vbac should be an option in the appropriate setting and ... Read More

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