Evidence-based vaginal birth after Caesarean section

Jeanne Marie Guise, Jason Hashima, Patricia Osterweil

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Caesarean section rates are rising globally. Whether vaginal birth after Caesarean (VBAC) is safe and under what circumstances is increasingly important. This chapter reviews the literature about the risks of VBAC, patient and management factors that may alter risk, and discusses ongoing research as well as suggestions for improving future research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)117-130
Number of pages14
JournalBest Practice and Research: Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Issue number1 SPEC. ISS.
StatePublished - Feb 2005


  • Maternal mortality and morbidity
  • Perinatal mortality and morbidity
  • Repeat Caesarean delivery
  • Trial of labour
  • Vaginal birth after Caesarean birth (VBAC)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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