As the name implies Vaginal Birth after Caesarean (VBAC) is the term used when women who had undergone caesarean, deliver her next child vaginally. According to the American Pregnancy Association, about 60 to 80% of women who had caesarean section can safely give birth vaginally.
Advantages of vaginal birth after caesarean are almost same to that of normal vaginal birth.
The disadvantages of VBAC are similar to those experienced by women during vaginal delivery.
According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, a woman is fit for VBAS only if she meets the following criteria:
Experts are of view that having vaginal birth after caesarean (VBAC) is safer than previously thought. It is better option than the second caesarean.
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