What You Need to Know:
1. Most women can birth vaginally after a cesarean.
2. With proper care, VBAC is equally safe for the baby and safer for the mother.
3. Inappropriate obstetric management contributes to some perinatal deaths.
4. Cesarean section, especially multiple cesarean sections, increases risk to mothers and babies.
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