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C-section or VBAC???

If you had a C-section would you just go ahead & do a C-section or try for a VBAC???

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MsWood729

Asked by MsWood729 at 6:45 PM on Oct. 12, 2010 in Pregnancy

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Answers (11)
  • VBAC, definitely. And I'll doctor/hospital shop until I find one willing to let me try.
    ruthie11617

    Answer by ruthie11617 at 6:51 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • I had a second c-section. It was much easier the second time, very fast recovery. I'm glad I did it.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 6:56 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • vbac.

    however, i wanted a vbac after my first c-section but i had an ob surgeon and they do not allow vbacs, usually midwives will let a mother try. plus, my scar was only 13 months old when it was time for me to deliver, so they probably did not feel it was strong enough yet to undergo a vaginal labor.
    tnm786

    Answer by tnm786 at 7:12 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • Personally I would choose another c-section. Under different circumstances I would chose a vbac though.
    DigiScrapperMom

    Answer by DigiScrapperMom at 7:18 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • VBAC for sure! There is great VBAC group here at Cafemom
    www.cafemom.com/group/1540

    If you have any questions, you can always Message me.
    I've had 5 VBACs
    Roadfamily6now

    Answer by Roadfamily6now at 7:51 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • VBAC.... unless the complication that led to the first c-section is a permanent complication.
    catholicmamamia

    Answer by catholicmamamia at 8:25 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • I chose a repeat csection for my 5th baby after having my 4th baby via csection. For me, the csection was just easier than my vaginal deliveries.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 8:34 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • I would choose VBAC! Vaginal births are so much healthier for the baby if you can swing it. It gets all the fluid out of their lungs and vaginally delivered babies actually have a different set of intestinal flora (the good, digestion helping bacteria) than those born by c-section. So it's totally worth trying.
    katinthehat8914

    Answer by katinthehat8914 at 10:18 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • Personally, I would try to have a VBAC. It's not always possible, but I would try my hardest to have one.
    Mrs.BAT

    Answer by Mrs.BAT at 10:44 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • Vbac.
    ToriBabe1221

    Answer by ToriBabe1221 at 10:53 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

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