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Vaginal Birth After C-Section, the Facts

Birth After Birth: What Do You Know About VBAC?

After having a C-section for their first baby, some mamas opt to give vaginal birth a try for the second. It's not always an option, but qualified candidates may get to experience the miracle of childbirth both ways. Take the quiz to see how much you know about vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC).

Birth After Birth: What Do You Know About VBAC?

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LittleMzFit LittleMzFit 5 years
I wonder why it didn't show my score? Oh well!
LittleMzFit LittleMzFit 5 years
5/5 :)
chicagojlo chicagojlo 5 years
I agree that the questions were very badly worded, the answers could vary immensely by who's opinion you were considering to be correct.
katedavis katedavis 6 years
Good luck GMarie and bellafranki! I had a VBAC and recovery was a DREAM compared to my c-section. I hope it works out for both of you.
LaurenG22 LaurenG22 6 years
Nadia- that mother had GD. Naturally, a mother would not grow a baby bigger then you can handle unless you have an underlying medical condition that needs to be monitored.
Nadia24gv Nadia24gv 6 years
My second will be a c-section as well. I don't dilated completely and have HUGE babies and I'm very small. It's stupid when people say "your body won't grow a baby bigger than you can handle". Oh, really? What about that 19 pound chunk that was born a couple of months ago? But I did get 4/5!
GMarie GMarie 6 years
That's true about how doctors view home births, unfortunately. Looking back, I would have LOVED to have had my son at home. I'm sad that will never happen for me.
FrankiLee FrankiLee 6 years
Yes, 5/5! I too am hoping for a VBAC. I have done a lot of research on it as well and I think it's the best option for whenever baby #2 comes along. Of course if a c-section is necessary then we will just have to go that route again, but I definitely do not want to go through that recovery again.
GMarie GMarie 6 years
I had an unplanned c-section with my first child and am hoping for a VBAC this time. Everyone keeps telling me to ignore the risk of uterine rupture, but I read up on it, and it's no joke, man. I'm definitely hoping to go into labor naturally and deliver without complications, but I trust my doctor to keep a close eye on me and do what's right. If I could go back and change the doctor I went to last time, I would. If I could go back and refuse early induction last time, I would. I'm here now though, so I'm just hoping for the best!
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