Figure 1. Rates of vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC rate), total cesarean deliveries (CD rate), primary cesarean deliveries (Primary CD), and repeat cesarean delivery (RCD).

Figure 1Rates of vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC rate), total cesarean deliveries (CD rate), primary cesarean deliveries (Primary CD), and repeat cesarean delivery (RCD)8, 9

*ACOG guidelines from 1995 states “In the absence of contraindications, a woman with one previous cesarean delivery with a lower transverse uterine incision is a candidate for VBAC and should be counseled and encouraged to undergo a trial of labor.”

Landmark paper published by McMahon10

ACOG guidelines from 1999 states “VBAC should be attempted in institutions equipped to respond to emergencies with physicians immediately available to provide emergency care.”

§Landmark paper published by Lydon-Rochelle, 200111

From: 1, Introduction

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