VBAC: What You Need to Know

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Registered: 05-15-2009
VBAC: What You Need to Know
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Wed, 11-02-2011 - 2:55pm

Just because you had a c-section doesn't mean you have to have to take the same path the next time. Here's what you need to know if you're interested in a VBAC.

http://www.ivillage.com/vbac-101-childbirth-choices-after-c-section/6-b-387701?ice=iv:mb:msg:js

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Registered: 04-18-2003
Sat, 11-05-2011 - 5:39pm

I'll plead guilty, this one made me laugh:

The 2010 ACOG guidelines on VBAC emphasize that attempting VBAC is a woman’s choice. You can’t be forced or coerced into surgery if you want to attempt labor, says Dr. Ecker.

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Gail

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Registered: 05-15-2009
Mon, 11-07-2011 - 12:10pm

I wonder if they're factoring hospital and doctor policy into that.

Community Leader
Registered: 04-18-2003
Mon, 11-07-2011 - 12:24pm

And if I understand the American Healthcare industry correctly, half the battle is getting your insurance provider agree to covera VBAC, the other half is finding a hospital and doctor willing to do a VBAC.

Gail