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13 myths about vaginal birth after cesarean

13 myths about vaginal birth after cesarean

Over the course of the past 15 years, I have come across a lot of misinformation about VBAC. All of the myths below have come straight from readers who have asked me, “Is this true?” And every single time, the answer as been, “No.” I thought it was time to pluck out the most pervasive VBAC myths and assemble them into one article… and downloadable handout. These myths cover basic things like uterine rupture rates to difficult topics like death and logistical things like hospital policy. In the end, all of these myths confuse birthing women and people about their options making it impossible for them to make a truly informed decision between vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) and elective repeat cesarean section.

Vaginal Birth After Three or More Cesareans (VBA3C/VBAMC): An overview of the evidence

Vaginal Birth After Three or More Cesareans (VBA3C/VBAMC): An overview of the evidence

Vaginal Birth After Three or More Cesareans (VBA3C/VBAMC): An overview of the evidence Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Like After someone has a cesarean section, they often wonder if they will always have to have a cesarean for future deliveries. While “once a cesarean,...
Vaginal birth after two cesareans (VBA2C): An overview of the evidence

Vaginal birth after two cesareans (VBA2C): An overview of the evidence

Vaginal birth after two cesareans (VBA2C): An overview of the evidence Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Like As is the case with vaginal birth after one cesarean, (VBA1C), vaginal birth after two cesareans (VBA2C) is a reasonable option that is often difficult for people to...

Free Handout Debunks...

There is a bit of myth and mystery surrounding what the American College of OB/GYNs (ACOG) says about VBAC, so let’s get to the facts, straight from the mouth of ACOG via their latest VBAC guidelines.

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