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I am not in this position, and would never be (being that I would not deliver in a hospital ever again!) but I am wondering has anybody here refused a c-section? All hospitals in my area do not support VBAC, has anyone ever birthed at a non vbac hospital after refusing surgery?Answer Question
Answer by 3libras at 12:51 AM on Feb. 6, 2012
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Answer by tnm786 at 6:56 AM on Feb. 6, 2012
As a mother's advocate, you can help moms become familiar with their rights and the laws.
VBAC "bans" aren't legal and moms can choose medical procedures --or not, their choice. You can help them learn about the true options and to get support for them. And about aInformed Consent.
For most women, health and safety are the priority so they will generally need to research OUTside of one suggestion, especially when that provider will gain personally.
Most cesareans are unneeded, avoidable and preventable. And *more* dangerous than a vbac. But many women choosing to have them might not know this.
Answer by doulala at 8:49 AM on Feb. 6, 2012