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Can I have a vaginal birth after having a c-section after 5 years?
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Dr. Christopher Powers
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes
Called a vbac (vaginal birth after cesarean) or a tolac (trial of labor after cesarean), it is certainly possible.
However, you face a slightly increased risk of uterine rupture, which is why most experts would discourage it, and most hospitals forbid it, unless your doctor is "immediately available", i.e., in house and ready to do an emergency cesarean on a moment's notice.

In brief: Yes
Called a vbac (vaginal birth after cesarean) or a tolac (trial of labor after cesarean), it is certainly possible.
However, you face a slightly increased risk of uterine rupture, which is why most experts would discourage it, and most hospitals forbid it, unless your doctor is "immediately available", i.e., in house and ready to do an emergency cesarean on a moment's notice.
Dr. Christopher Powers
Dr. Christopher Powers
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In brief: Yes
There is always a potential to have a vaginal delivery after c section.
Doctors should try not to do c section unless medically ne essay.

In brief: Yes
There is always a potential to have a vaginal delivery after c section.
Doctors should try not to do c section unless medically ne essay.
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