Breezy’s favorite go-to OB Dr. Rothbart answered our questions on Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC).
What are the risks for both mom and baby in doing a vbac?
The risks for a vbac exist because of concern over the uterine scar (from the previous c-section) rupturing, or tearing open. This presents risks to the mom because of bleeding, and potential for the rupture site to be unrepairable thus leading to an emergency hysterectomy. The risks to the baby arise from the compromise to the placenta that exists if the uterus does rupture. This cuts off oxygen supply to the baby and emergent surgical delivery is necessary.
Why are vbacs more popular in some states than others?
It really just depends on [Read more…] about The Pros and Cons of VBAC