VBAC

VBAC

Vaginal birth after cesarean

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Megan Williams
Edition: 
Vol 12, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article looks at the controversy surrounding vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). Explains why cesarean births are so pervasive today, despite the risks. Dispels myths about vaginal birth after cesarean birth. Lists related terms and definitions. 

 


Advice for pregnant women about c-section, vaginal birth and vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC)

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English
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Online
Author: 
Maternity Center Association
Publisher: 
Maternity Center Association
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Links to various sources of information on c-sections, vaginal birth and VBAC.

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Edmonton VBAC Support Association

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Support group/peer support

Forms an organization that provides information about vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) to women and their families, emotional support to women and their partners who are planning a VBAC, increases public awareness of VBAC as a safe option, and represents and promotes the interests of VBAC parents, as health care consumers, to health care professionals and to various levels of government.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
780-450-6263
Email Address: 
edmontonVBAC@yahoo.ca
City: 
Edmonton
Province: 
Alberta

Guidelines for vaginal birth after previous caesarean birth

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Marie-Jocelyne Martel
Catherine Jane MacKinnon
Publisher: 
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides evidence-based guidelines for the provision of a trial of labour (TOL) after Caesarean section.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Should I choose VBAC or repeat c-section?

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English
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Online
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Maternity Center Association
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Provides information on the issues surrounding VBAC vs. planned repeat caesarean section. Includes a review of the evidence.

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International Cesarean Awareness Network, Inc.

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

Forms an organization that works to improve maternal-child health by preventing unnecessary cesareans through education, providing support for cesarean recovery, and promoting Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC). Has chapters in most Canadian provinces.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
310-542-6400
Email Address: 
info@ican-online.org
Fax Number: 
310-542-5368
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-686-4226
Street Address: 
1304 Kingsdale Ave
City: 
Redondo
Province: 
California
Postal/ZIP Code: 
90278

Outcome of subsequent pregnancy three years after previous operative delivery in the second stage of labour: cohort study

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Rachna Bahl
Bryony Strachan
Deirdre J. Murphy
Publisher: 
British Medical Journal
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Evaluates the reproductive outcome and the mode of delivery in subsequent pregnancies after instrumental vaginal delivery or caesarean section at full dilatation.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14685833
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Includes bibliographical references.

The Birthing Circle

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Support group/peer support

Supports women and their families through all aspects of pregnancy, birth and new parenthood through group discussion. Also continues to support women interested in VBAC.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
905-428-1766
Email Address: 
prenatal@sympatico.ca
City: 
Oshawa
Province: 
Ontario
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