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Is a vbac really safer than a c section. I have had 4 kids all vaginal except last one 20 months ago.He was breech..Im 6 months pregnant now..

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Dr. Edward Evans
Pediatrics - Neonatology
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In brief: Safer for whom

Vbac's are very controversial in medicine.
At one point almost no one was delivering vaginally after c/s. Now more are performed. For mom clearly the risks are greater for vbac. C/s generally safe. However emergent research is showing benefits for babies born vaginally including reduced asthma and allergies. The decision should really be made with OB based on your personal risks.

In brief: Safer for whom

Vbac's are very controversial in medicine.
At one point almost no one was delivering vaginally after c/s. Now more are performed. For mom clearly the risks are greater for vbac. C/s generally safe. However emergent research is showing benefits for babies born vaginally including reduced asthma and allergies. The decision should really be made with OB based on your personal risks.
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