Vaginal birth after cesarean delivery: Evidence-based practice

Alison G. Cahill, George A. Macones

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Given the high national rate of cesarean delivery in current obstetric practice, patients considering vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) in subsequent pregnancies are frequently encountered. A recently growing body of literature on VBAC has produced concrete evidence to define the VBAC-associated risks and identify factors influencing success. An evidence-based approach can guide practitioners and patients through the complex counseling, decision-making, and management issues when considering VBAC delivery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)518-525
Number of pages8
JournalClinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1 2007


  • Cesarean delivery
  • VBAC
  • Vaginal birth after cesarean

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