VBAC in the News

Doctor claims caesarean safer - The West Australian

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 12:45pm

Doctor claims caesarean safer
The West Australian
"Many women aim to achieve a natural birth, and some women choose an induction of labour, an elective caesarean or a vaginal birth after caesarean because it's right for them. All have different benefits and risks, both immediate and long-term." Dr ...

Judged for having an elective caesarean - Daily Life

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 7:01am

Judged for having an elective caesarean
Daily Life
If we did this kind of analysis on women who try for a VBAC (vaginal birth after caesarean) it would probably be as few as 10 to 15 per cent." "We push women in a certain direction and make them feel bad if they require any intervention, and we tell ...

Hospitals trying to curb Caesarean sections - MetroWest Daily News

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 4:13am

Hospitals trying to curb Caesarean sections
MetroWest Daily 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 ...

Hospitals trying to curb Caesarean sections - The Patriot Ledger

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 3:51pm

Hospitals trying to curb Caesarean sections
The Patriot Ledger
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 ...

Hospitals trying to curb Caesarean sections - Wellesley Townsman

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 2:32pm

Hospitals trying to curb Caesarean sections
Wellesley Townsman
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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Soroka research: Ideal gap between frequent pregnancies is 12 months - Jerusalem Post

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

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

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

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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Identifying Ways To Reduce First Cesarean - Eurasia Review

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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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