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Niger J Med. 2004 Oct-Dec;13(4):410-1.

Unplanned vaginal birth after two previous caesarean sections.

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  • 1Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

Abstract

BACKGROUND:

Caesarean section is carried out for the benefit of both mother and baby. Most obstetricians will permit vaginal birth after a previous caesarean. An unplanned vaginal birth after two previous caesareans section is reported.

METHODS:

A case report utilizing the case records and review of relevant literature.

RESULT:

A 32-year old housewife gravida3, para(2+0), both alive with two previous caesarean sections had a premature rupture of membranes and preterm labour. She had an unplanned successful vaginal birth.

CONCLUSION:

Vaginal delivery is possible after two previous caesarean sections if careful selection of patients is made.

PMID:
15523872
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