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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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First-Time Cesarean Rates Dipped in 2012: CDC - WebMD

VBAC in the News - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 3:46pm

First-Time Cesarean Rates Dipped in 2012: CDC
WebMD
"After decades of climbing, there seems to be a hold to it. But we could do a lot better." The risks to the mother and baby are much higher in a cesarean birth than in a vaginal birth, Maiman said. "Once you have the first cesarean, you're ...

First-time Cesarean rates dipped in 2012, CDC reports - Medical Xpress

VBAC in the News - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 2:10pm

First-time Cesarean rates dipped in 2012, CDC reports
Medical Xpress
"After decades of climbing, there seems to be a hold to it. But we could do a lot better." The risks to the mother and baby are much higher in a cesarean birth than in a vaginal birth, Maiman said. "Once you have the first cesarean, you're ...

First-Time Cesarean Rates Dipped in 2012: CDC - Yahoo Health

VBAC in the News - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 11:51am

First-Time Cesarean Rates Dipped in 2012: CDC
Yahoo Health
"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 said. The overall rate has ...

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First-time cesarean rates dipped in 2012 - WSFA

VBAC in the News - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 10:05am

First-time cesarean rates dipped in 2012
WSFA
"After decades of climbing, there seems to be a hold to it. But we could do a lot better." The risks to the mother and baby are much higher in a cesarean birth than in a vaginal birth, Maiman said. "Once you have the first cesarean, you're ...

First-Time Cesarean Rates Dipped in 2012: CDC - HealthDay

VBAC in the News - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 8:02am

First-Time Cesarean Rates Dipped in 2012: CDC
HealthDay
"After decades of climbing, there seems to be a hold to it. But we could do a lot better." The risks to the mother and baby are much higher in a cesarean birth than in a vaginal birth, Maiman said. "Once you have the first cesarean, you're ...

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First-Time C-Sections Declining in Many US States - LiveScience.com

VBAC in the News - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 8:00am

LiveScience.com

First-Time C-Sections Declining in Many US States
LiveScience.com
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 ...

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Childbirth Crapshoot: Hospital Charges Vary by a Factor of 10 - AllGov

VBAC in the News - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 9:50am

Childbirth Crapshoot: Hospital Charges Vary by a Factor of 10
AllGov
Nonetheless, after looking at 110,000 cases in 2011 of women with private health insurance, they concluded that the “staggering difference” in prices, “even for an uncomplicated pregnancy,” was inexplicable. The study also found a wide disparity in ...

Lawsuit: Botched childbirth operation ruined Army wife's opera career - ArmyTimes.com

VBAC in the News - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 8:59am

Lawsuit: Botched childbirth operation ruined Army wife's opera career
ArmyTimes.com
An opera singer and Army wife claims in a lawsuit her career is threatened by damage to her digestive and reproductive systems after an Army nurse allegedly botched a childbirth operation. Amy Herbst and her husband, Staff Sgt. James Herbst, filed a ...

Lawsuit: Botched childbirth operation ruined Army wife's opera career - Military Times

VBAC in the News - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 8:49am

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Lawsuit: Botched childbirth operation ruined Army wife's opera career
Military Times
An opera singer and Army wife claims in a lawsuit her career is threatened by damage to her digestive and reproductive systems after an Army nurse allegedly botched a childbirth operation. Amy Herbst and her ... An episiotomy is a cut the doctor or ...
Lawsuit: Botched operation threatens opera career for ex-Fort Campbell soldier ...Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

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Cost of birth varies widely among hospitals - San Francisco Chronicle

VBAC in the News - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 9:19pm

Cost of birth varies widely among hospitals
San Francisco Chronicle
Their findings were based on data for nearly 77,000 uncomplicated vaginal deliveries and 33,000 uncomplicated cesarean section births in California in 2011. The analysis ... After the training, the study found the survival rate jumped to 60 percent ...

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Lawsuit: Botched operation threatens opera career for ex-Fort Campbell soldier ... - Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

VBAC in the News - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 4:24pm

Lawsuit: Botched operation threatens opera career for ex-Fort Campbell soldier ...
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
An opera singer and Army wife claims in a lawsuit her career is threatened by flatulence and incontinence after an Army nurse allegedly botched a childbirth operation. Amy Herbst and her husband, Staff Sgt. James Herbst, filed a lawsuit against the ...

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Lawsuit: Botched childbirth operation caused Army wife's 'excessive flatulence' - Military Times

VBAC in the News - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 4:02pm

Lawsuit: Botched childbirth operation caused Army wife's 'excessive flatulence'
Military Times
An opera singer and Army wife claims in a lawsuit her career is threatened by flatulence and incontinence after an Army nurse allegedly botched a childbirth operation. Amy Herbst and her husband, Staff Sgt. James Herbst, filed a lawsuit against the ...

Lawsuit: Botched childbirth operation caused Army wife's 'excessive flatulence' - ArmyTimes.com

VBAC in the News - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 3:51pm

Lawsuit: Botched childbirth operation caused Army wife's 'excessive flatulence'
ArmyTimes.com
An opera singer and Army wife claims in a lawsuit her career is threatened by flatulence and incontinence after an Army nurse allegedly botched a childbirth operation. Amy Herbst and her husband, Staff Sgt. James Herbst, filed a lawsuit against the ...

Midwives from NGH who reduce caesarean births up for award - Northampton Chronicle & Echo

VBAC in the News - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 10:02am

Northampton Chronicle & Echo

Midwives from NGH who reduce caesarean births up for award
Northampton Chronicle & Echo
Out of the women who choose to have a vaginal birth after caesarean over 80 per cent will be successful, which is higher than the national average. “Women in the BAC clinic expressed a desire to hold and cuddle their baby against their skin straight ...

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Researchers: Cost of giving birth makes no sense - ModernMedicine

VBAC in the News - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 7:37am

Researchers: Cost of giving birth makes no sense
ModernMedicine
After adjustment for patient demographics and clinical characteristics, they found that the charge for a vaginal delivery ranged from a low of $3,296 to as much as $37,227 and for a cesarean section from $8,312 to $70,908, depending on the hospital.

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