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Has anyone ever had a natural birth after having a c-section?

I am trying to decide on a 2nd c-section or to attempt a natural delivery. I need some opinions and stories to help decide if it is too risky or if I am just being paranoid.

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Simplyme623

Asked by Simplyme623 at 5:58 PM on Apr. 8, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • i did! i had a c/s in june 2007, and in november 2008 i had a natural VBAC! its totally worth it, and the risks are actually LESS with a vbac than with a repeat c/s. check out the group VBAC moms for tons of info and ladies who've been there done that :)
    llansky

    Answer by llansky at 6:00 PM on Apr. 8, 2009

  • My sister had 3 natural births after her c-section. It can be done and I've heard the risks are lower with VBAC than with a repeat c-section too....
    Pollymom

    Answer by Pollymom at 6:02 PM on Apr. 8, 2009

  • Generally speaking a repeat cesarean is riskier. I wish Pauline was on, she has had 2 homebirths after 2 cesareans. :) No issues stemming from the 2 previous cesareans, beautiful births as well.

    Go visit Ican-online.org :) It's the international cesarean awareness network and find a VBAC group on here.

    Good luck momma! :)
    celticreverie

    Answer by celticreverie at 6:12 PM on Apr. 8, 2009

  • yes ..i am attempt to do VBAC with this baby i'm due in May..I dont want another c-section!!
    Leilany1019

    Answer by Leilany1019 at 6:17 PM on Apr. 8, 2009

  • Thank you all!! I feel better.
    Simplyme623

    Answer by Simplyme623 at 9:01 PM on Apr. 19, 2009

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