Pregnancy, labor, and
delivery are different for every woman and difficult to predict. Even if your
first pregnancy required a cesarean, the next one may not. The likelihood of a
vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) is influenced by
many things. Usually a combination of things affects how well or poorly a
trial of labor goes.
Your fetus is very large [estimated as bigger
than 9 lb (4082 g)].
You are beyond 40 weeks of pregnancy.
Your last pregnancy was less than 18 months ago.
VBAC can be considered for pregnancies with twins.
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WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
March 29, 2013
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