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Soroka research: Ideal gap between frequent pregnancies is 12 months - Jerusalem Post

VBAC in the News - Mon, 01/27/2014 - 9:30am

Soroka research: Ideal gap between frequent pregnancies is 12 months
Jerusalem Post
One of the uncommon, but very dangerous, complications of having a vaginal birth after a cesarean (VBAC) is a rupture in the uterus. It occurs in about 0.5 percent of all cases. Some obstetricians/gynecologists recommend that women who have a cesarean ...

Normal birth perfectly safe after Caesareans: US experts - www.worldbulletin.net

VBAC in the News - Mon, 01/27/2014 - 8:07am

Normal birth perfectly safe after Caesareans: US experts
www.worldbulletin.net
"Declining vaginal birth after Caesarean rates and increasing Caesarean delivery rates over the last 15 years would seem to indicate that planned repeat Caesarean delivery is preferable to a trial of labor," Dr. F. Gary Cunningham, chairman of the NIH ...

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Hospitals trying to curb Caesarean sections - Wicked Local Walpole

VBAC in the News - Mon, 01/27/2014 - 6:06am

Hospitals trying to curb Caesarean sections
Wicked Local Walpole
The hospital also encourages vaginal birth after Caesarean section in appropriate candidates, she said. Page 3 of 3 - Many factors influence C-section rates including patient requests, previous history, high-risk issues, cultural issues and fear of ...

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Hospitals trying to curb Caesarean sections - Enterprise News

VBAC in the News - Mon, 01/27/2014 - 5:57am

Hospitals trying to curb Caesarean sections
Enterprise News
BROCKTON – Denise Latham chose to give birth to her second child by Caesarean section after having an emergency C-section five years ago. Scheduling her second Caesarean delivery for this past week helped her feel more in control of the situation, said ...

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Find a support group - GoErie.com

ICAN in the News - Sun, 01/26/2014 - 11:09pm

Find a support group
GoErie.com
The International Cesarean Awareness Network of Erie meets the second Wednesday of each month, 6 to 7:45 p.m., in Blasco Library's Admiral Room, 160 E. Front St. Call Sarah Imig at 460-7636 or e-mail her at icanoferie@yahoo.com or visit ...

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Identifying Ways To Reduce First Cesarean - Eurasia Review

VBAC in the News - Sun, 01/26/2014 - 9:34pm

Identifying Ways To Reduce First Cesarean
Eurasia Review
The rise in the rate of cesarean delivery compared to 1995 is due in part to an increase in the frequency of primary cesareans. It is also due to a decline in attempted trials of labor after cesarean. ... The need to keep operative vaginal delivery as ...

Hospitals trying to curb Caesarean sections - Enterprise News

VBAC in the News - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 9:30pm

Hospitals trying to curb Caesarean sections
Enterprise News
Denise Latham chose to give birth to her second child by Caesarean section after having an emergency C-section five years ago. .... Page 3 of 3 - The hospital also encour ages vaginal birth after Cae sarean section in appropriate candidates, she said.

Hospitals trying to curb Caesarean sections - Enterprise News

VBAC in the News - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 9:30pm

Hospitals trying to curb Caesarean sections
Enterprise News
Denise Latham chose to give birth to her second child by Caesarean section after having an emergency C-section five years ago. .... Page 3 of 3 - The hospital also encour ages vaginal birth after Cae sarean section in appropriate candidates, she said.

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Hospitals trying to curb Caesarean sections - Wicked Local Walpole

VBAC in the News - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 9:24pm

Hospitals trying to curb Caesarean sections
Wicked Local Walpole
Denise Latham chose to give birth to her second child by Caesarean section after having an emergency C-section five years ago. .... Page 3 of 3 - The hospital also encour ages vaginal birth after Cae sarean section in appropriate candidates, she said.

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Hospitals trying to curb Caesarean sections - Wicked Local Walpole

VBAC in the News - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 9:24pm

Hospitals trying to curb Caesarean sections
Wicked Local Walpole
Denise Latham chose to give birth to her second child by Caesarean section after having an emergency C-section five years ago. .... Page 3 of 3 - The hospital also encour ages vaginal birth after Cae sarean section in appropriate candidates, she said.

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Foy: VBAC should be a birthing option for me - Casper Star-Tribune Online

VBAC in the News - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 2:14pm

Foy: VBAC should be a birthing option for me
Casper Star-Tribune Online
I am writing in response to the recent story titled “Casper group fights to change Wyoming Medical Center birth policy” that was published on Jan. 20 in the Casper Star-Tribune. As one of the “very few” that would want this Vaginal Birth After Cesarean ...

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Foy: VBAC should be a birthing option for me - Casper Star-Tribune Online

VBAC in the News - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 2:14pm

Foy: VBAC should be a birthing option for me
Casper Star-Tribune Online
I am writing in response to the recent story titled “Casper group fights to change Wyoming Medical Center birth policy” that was published on Jan. 20 in the Casper Star-Tribune. As one of the “very few” that would want this Vaginal Birth After Cesarean ...

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Maternal-fetal medicine professionals identify ways to reduce first cesarean - Medical Xpress

VBAC in the News - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 3:48pm

Maternal-fetal medicine professionals identify ways to reduce first cesarean
Medical Xpress
The rise in the rate of cesarean delivery compared to 1995 is due in part to an increase in the frequency of primary cesareans. It is also due to a decline in attempted trials of labor after cesarean. ... The need to keep operative vaginal delivery as ...

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Maternal-fetal medicine professionals identify ways to reduce first cesarean - Science Codex

VBAC in the News - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 2:34pm

Maternal-fetal medicine professionals identify ways to reduce first cesarean
Science Codex
The rise in the rate of cesarean delivery compared to 1995 is due in part to an increase in the frequency of primary cesareans. It is also due to a decline in attempted trials of labor after cesarean. ... The need to keep operative vaginal delivery as ...

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Maternal-fetal medicine professionals identify ways to reduce first cesarean - EurekAlert (press release)

VBAC in the News - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 1:58pm

Maternal-fetal medicine professionals identify ways to reduce first cesarean
EurekAlert (press release)
The rise in the rate of cesarean delivery compared to 1995 is due in part to an increase in the frequency of primary cesareans. It is also due to a decline in attempted trials of labor after cesarean. Of U.S. women who require an initial cesarean ...

First-time Cesarean Birth Rates Decline In US, CDC - Parent Herald

VBAC in the News - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 10:53am

Headlines & Global News

First-time Cesarean Birth Rates Decline In US, CDC
Parent Herald
"Because primary cesareans are starting to decline, the overall cesarean rate will be impacted because there is only a 10 percent chance that a woman who has had a cesarean is going to have a vaginal birth afterward," said Michelle Osterman, co-author ...
Primary Cesarean Delivery Rates Edge Down in 2012Medscape
Primary C-Section Delivery Rate Dropped by 2 Percent in 2012Headlines & Global News
First-Time Cesarean Rates Dipped in 2012: CDCHealthDay

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Primary C-Section Delivery Rate Dropped by 2 Percent in 2012 - Headlines & Global News

VBAC in the News - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 10:03am

Headlines & Global News

Primary C-Section Delivery Rate Dropped by 2 Percent in 2012
Headlines & Global News
Share This Story. "Because primary cesareans are starting to decline, the overall cesarean rate will be impacted because there is only a 10 percent chance that a woman who has had a cesarean is going to have a vaginal birth afterward," she added. The ...

First-time C-sections declining in many US states - Fox News

VBAC in the News - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 7:08am

First-time C-sections declining in many US states
Fox News
The researchers looked at primary cesareans, which means deliveries that were women's first C-sections. About 60 percent of all cesarean deliveries are primary. After a primary cesarean, it's unlikely that a woman will have a vaginal birth in later ...

Scunthorpe midwives win national award - Scunthorpe Telegraph

VBAC in the News - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 6:22am

Scunthorpe Telegraph

Scunthorpe midwives win national award
Scunthorpe Telegraph
Miss Furara added: “We always encourage women, where safe for them and their baby, to have a vaginal delivery. "We have developed a midwife-led vaginal birth after caesarean clinic (VBAC) which works with pregnant women who have previously had a ...

Primary Cesarean Delivery Rates Edge Down in 2012 - Medscape

VBAC in the News - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 4:55pm

Primary Cesarean Delivery Rates Edge Down in 2012
Medscape
"After a primary cesarean, a woman has only about a 10% chance of a vaginal birth for subsequent deliveries," the authors write. "Accordingly, efforts to reduce the overall cesarean delivery rate often focus on primary caesareans." In the 19 states for ...
First-Time Cesarean Rates Dipped in 2012: CDCHealthDay
First-time Cesarean Birth Rates Decline In US, CDCParent Herald

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