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I'm pregnant my second child. The first child was delivered by c-section. How about the next one?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Maybe anther C/S

Vbac(vaginal birth after c sections) were being done frequently several years ago, but due to complications, liability, and the age old question to induce with Pitocin (oxytocin) or not?, has caused a significant reduction in vbac's.
Most ob's are doing repeat c/sections with subsequent deliveries.

In brief: Maybe anther C/S

Vbac(vaginal birth after c sections) were being done frequently several years ago, but due to complications, liability, and the age old question to induce with Pitocin (oxytocin) or not?, has caused a significant reduction in vbac's.
Most ob's are doing repeat c/sections with subsequent deliveries.
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Depends

Depending on the reason for the 1st C/S a VBAC for a subsequent delivery may or may not be realistic.
If your pelvic shape/baby size/ baby presentation (breach/transverse/etc) a C/S may be needed.If it is a simple head down, normal sized baby it might be possible.Most centers would watch you with a surgical suite ready if the need for a C/S is dictated by events during labor.

In brief: Depends

Depending on the reason for the 1st C/S a VBAC for a subsequent delivery may or may not be realistic.
If your pelvic shape/baby size/ baby presentation (breach/transverse/etc) a C/S may be needed.If it is a simple head down, normal sized baby it might be possible.Most centers would watch you with a surgical suite ready if the need for a C/S is dictated by events during labor.
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