I've had one successful VBAC...does that mean.... - Mothering Forums

Thread Tools
#1 of 3 Old 07-28-2011, 07:56 AM - Thread Starter
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: .
Posts: 164
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

my chances for another one are greater?

mom to the awesomest 9 year old little lady. mom to the awesomest mushy baby born oct.16 2009 by successful VBAC. wife to the awesomest dude ever. life is good. at it again and due march 3, 2012!

GEEKLOVE is offline  
Sponsored Links
#2 of 3 Old 07-28-2011, 10:44 AM
kltroy's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Chicago
Posts: 2,136
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Yes.  You can plug in your numbers here:




Try plugging in  your numbers for before your first VBAC, and then put in your current stats.  I'm guessing your probability of success on a subsequent VBAC will be at least 95% (that's about what they were when I put mine in most recently), compared to more like 70% for a first VBAC.


FYI, here's a pretty nice commentary on that particular calculator:  http://givingbirthwithconfidence.org/2-2/a-womans-guide-to-vbac/vbac-success-rates-and-prediction-models-understanding-your-chances-of-important-outcomes/

Mom to James (ribboncesarean.gif 5/2006), Claire (vbac.gif 6/2008), furry kitties Calvin and Bob, and wife to Dennis. 

kltroy is offline  
#3 of 3 Old 08-01-2011, 11:03 PM
MeesterMama's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Nebraska
Posts: 74
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Yes, with each vbac you have your chances of having another are much greater.  Info on this at http://www.ican-online.org

And ICAN has a brochure on this topic is shows a chart of this. http://www.ican-online.org/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1&products_id=167&zenid=c511c216e41b92bebfaac2c034b19773

Katie - Mama to E1 (7, c/s), E2 (5, c/s), E3 (3, VBA2C), E4 (1, UC)
...expecting another princess in March/April


Questions about VBAC? PM me!

ICAN Chapter Leader

cd.gif ribboncesarean.gif vbac.gif uc.jpg hbac.gif h20homebirth.gif

MeesterMama is offline  

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 19,872

45 members and 19,827 guests
Choochoo52812 , crazyms , Deborah , girlspn , happymamasallie , hillymum , imagine21 , Iron Princess , iryna.prokh , Jacquelinah , JElaineB , Kari Michalski , katelove , Katherine73 , kathymuggle , Kelleybug , Lee Barbarich , LouiseCD , mamasings , manyhatsmom , marsupial-mom , MeanVeggie , Michele123 , mkat , moominmamma , newmamalizzy , oaksie68 , perspective , RollerCoasterMama , rubelin , SchoolmarmDE , sciencemum , shantimama , Socks , Springshowers , sren , stephalittle , stephaniepifer , SweetSilver , TheBugsMomma , thefragile7393 , valerievalira , zebra15
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.