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Vaginal Birth After C-Section (VBAC) Directory

A vaginal birth after C-section (VBAC) is the delivery of a baby through the vagina in a woman who previously had a cesarean, or C-section. Many women may safely be able to have a vaginal birth after a C-section. However, in some, it can be risky. Depending on the location of your C-section scar, the uterus may rupture during a vaginal delivery. Your doctor will talk to you about the benefits and risks of a vaginal birth after C-section. Women who have previously had a C-section must meet certain criteria to be able to deliver their next child vaginally. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about vaginal birth after C-section, from who can have one to when it's risky and much more.

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WebMD explains why C-sections are on the rise and describes what is involved and what the recovery period is like.

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