Vaginal Birth After CSection VBAC

Vaginal Birth After C-Section (VBAC)

The old phrase "once a C-section always" is no longer true. In the past, the belief was that if a woman had delivered one baby by C-section, all other children had to be delivered the same way. Today, many women can have vaginal deliveries after a previous C-section delivery. This is referred to as a vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). Attempting to have a vaginal birth after a previous cesarean section is called a trial of labor after cesarean (TOLAC). Whether to proceed with a VBAC is a decision your physician makes based on associated risks and/or complications.

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