Some authors advocate that vaginal birth after cesarean
(VBAC) is a reasonable and safe option for women with previous cesarean section.
Vaginal birth after cesarean
section: selection and management.
Can a prediction model for vaginal birth after cesarean
also predict the probability of morbidity related to a trial of labor Am J Obstet Gynecol 2009;200:56.
When a well-respected, popular anchor says flatly that your baby is safer being born by a repeat cesarean section than by vaginal birth after cesarean
it sounds very much like fact, even if it is not.
Since the movement toward vaginal birth after cesarean
(VBAC) began and more women have undergone a trial of labor, many centers report that their rates of uterine rupture have doubled and in some cases even tripled.
Reasons to consider vaginal birth after cesarean
section: [2, 3]
KEY WORDS: Vaginal birth after cesarean
, Low segment cesarean section, Trial of labor.
At first glance, the issue of vaginal birth after cesarean
delivery (VBAC) appears to boil down to a simple question: Should I attempt it, or shouldn't I?
The 15-member panel of experts weighed thousands of pages of evidence in the weeks leading up to the meeting, and then spent 21/2 days taking in public presentations of anecdotal data and scientific research surrounding vaginal birth after cesarean
In a statement released July 12, 2001, the Coalition for Improving Maternity Services (CIMS) responded to a recent New England Journal of Medicine article on vaginal birth after cesarean
I doubt that many obstetricians would attempt vaginal birth after cesarean
delivery (VBAC)--even in a hospital--in a patient who has undergone two C-sections.
Vaginal delivery after laparoscopic myomectomy can be accomplished safely without uterine rupture by using management protocols that are similar to those used for vaginal birth after cesarean
section, reported Jun Kumakiri, M.
A progressive increase in the rate of uterine rupture with increasing oxytocin dosage was observed in this retrospective study in women attempting vaginal birth after cesarean
delivery (VBAC), beginning at maximum dosages of 6-10 mU/min (adjusted odds ratio, 1.
In the case of repeat elective cesarean deliveries, an estimated 400 of which are necessary to prevent one morbid event, the documentation of a slightly elevated rate of adverse events associated with vaginal birth after cesarean
section, such as uterine rupture, have led many ethicists and clinicians to conclude that the surgery is ethically justifiable.
5 Note: Data are for women attempting vaginal birth after cesarean
section for a singleton term birth after one prior cesarean section.