I got a question about doing a vbac. With my first one she was breached the whole time and so they scheduled for me to have a c section now my water did brake a few hours before going in for my c section but she still hadn't moved so they just did a regular c section. I'm told they did it the way that I could have a vbac if i wanted to for the next one. Well I'm pregnant again and it's been 4 years since my last c section and I keep going back and forth between having another c section or doing a vbac. I know the baby's head is already down and everything but I just don't know what to do. Do you think I would be able to do a vbac safely this time?
Studies show that VBAC is safe and, since you already know your baby is head down then, yes, I think it is not only safe but that you have a great shot at making it happen! Just do a lot of research and get really informed.
I had 2 VBACs after having a c-section with my first and I'll never forget the sense of wonder after my first VBAC. I felt like a total rock star! Not to mention recovery was way easier.
Wife to an amazing man , mommy to 3 wild dudes: ds1 (5/23/05 @ 30 weeks), ds2 (3/5/09) , and ds3 (9/26/10) . Part time librarian, full time mommy, occasional chef and maid.
Go for it, you have nothing to lose by trying your best to labor naturally.
Slightly crunchy mama of three, one cs, one ubac, one vbac. Planning a vbac in October. Bookworms anonymous member.
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