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Vaginal birth after caesarean


Neonatal outcomes following one previous caesarean section

A retrospective cohort design was used to compare data from women/pregnant people who elected for a vaginal birth after previous caesarean section to those opting for elective repeat caesarean...

Birth after previous caesarean section

Planned successful vaginal birth overall presents the fewest complications past 39 weeks' gestation with a single previous caesarean section and remains a suitable and clinically safe option for those...

Women's decision-making about mode of birth after a previous caesarean section

Despite the World Health Organization ([WHO], 2015) consensus that rate of caesarean section (c-section) should be between 10%–15%, because higher percentages are not associated with a reduction in...

Sharing the decision about VBAC: introducing the ARCS-V motivational learning model

The World Health Organization (WHO) (2015a) estimates that in the UK, 249−291% of births are by caesarean section, despite evidence illustrating that caesarean section rates greater than 10% fail to...

Vaginal birth after caesarean or elective caesarean—What factors influence women's decisions?

Improving women's choice and control over their maternity care has been on the political agenda in the UK for over 20 years (Department of Health, 1993) An area where the issue of women's choice is...

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