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HBAC? home birth after cesarean? is that even safe?

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Asked by Anonymous at 5:17 PM on Oct. 23, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • Some people will say that's safe some wont, it depends on your view, its controversial. Just as ANY home birth is a controversial issue.

    Answer by MichelleWMama2B at 5:19 PM on Oct. 23, 2008

  • Look up birthkeeper she had HBAC she will give you all the info you need

    Answer by abellvalerie at 5:23 PM on Oct. 23, 2008

  • Oh wow, I don't know about that, I think I just read on here something about busting open and bleeding to death!

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:25 PM on Oct. 23, 2008

  • risk of a uterin rupture is less than 1% !! If everything is normal then it is perfectly safe!!

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:32 PM on Oct. 23, 2008

  • my mothers name is hygeia halfmoon she had two unassited homebirths after a c-section and they went just fine, if you would like to ask her any ? about it you can find her on here her screen name is "hygeiahalfmoon" she would be happy to ansewr any ? you have. she has writen about 14 book around the subject. she has a P.H.D in natural health.

    Answer by hotmama174 at 6:37 PM on Oct. 23, 2008

  • It is safe for some women and not for some. Depends on their individual circumstances, just like a woman who has a major abdominal surgery instead of birthing vaginally. It is a definite option.

    Answer by KnoxvilleDoula at 9:58 PM on Oct. 23, 2008

  • As long as you have a midwife and are very close to a hospital I would say go for it.

    Answer by Marah2008 at 1:38 AM on Oct. 24, 2008

  • YES, and for low risk pregnancies it is completly safe. And for a VBACing mom it is often the safest option. Because the "routine" procedures given in hospitals such as induction, augmentation, restrictions of food, water, and movent increase your chances of Uterine ruptures/disadhearences to a rediculous rate of 1:100. Spontanious, natural childbirth at home caries a risk of 1:250 or less for uterine rupture/disadhearences.

    Answer by Motherdragon at 4:23 PM on Oct. 26, 2008

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