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#1 of 3 Old 07-28-2011, 08:56 AM - Thread Starter
 
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my chances for another one are greater?


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Yes.  You can plug in your numbers here:

 

http://www.bsc.gwu.edu/mfmu/vagbirth.html

 

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/


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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


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