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31. What problems are more common with C-section as compared to vaginal birth (but have not been sorted out for women giving birth after previous cesarean)?

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Short-term maternal problems. Systematic reviews have found that cesarean is worse than vaginal birth for women (but have not been specifically sorted out for women with a past cesarean): Impaired physical health for at least the first ...

Description: What problems are more common with C-section as compared to vaginal birth (but have not been sorted out for women giving birth after previous cesarean)?

32. Are there any situations where the risk of the scar rupturing is lower than average?

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If you have ever given birth vaginally or had a VBAC, your chance of having scar problems with a VBAC labor are reduced.Guise, J.M., Eden, K., Emeis, C., . . . McDonagh, M. (2010). Vaginal birth after cesarean: New insights. Evidence Rep...

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33. What is VBAC?

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VBAC stands for "vaginal birth after cesarean" and refers to giving birth through the vagina after a woman has already had a cesarean section (C-section). Because a C-section leaves a scar on the uterus, there are concerns about the pres...

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34. What is most important to making sure I have a satisfying childbirth experience?

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A systematic review of the best available researchHodnett, E.D. (2002). Pain and women's satisfaction with the experience of childbirth: a systematic review. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 186(5), S160-72. finds that the ...

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35. What does research say about the pros and cons of different types of birth settings in the United States?

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In choosing a place of birth, you will want to find a good match for what is safe and important to you. More rigorous systematic and integrative reviews have clarified that the type of care that women and families get differs greatly bet...

Description: What does research say about the pros and cons of different types of birth settings in the United States?

36. Planning Ahead

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Description: Read about how to prepare for giving birth to minimize or prevent pelvic floor problems.

37. How does maternity care compare in birth centers versus at home?

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Due to the level of technology available in both places, care practices are similar in both settings. However, we found no rigorous reviews comparing care, including safety, in these two settings.

Description: How does maternity care compare in birth centers versus at home?

38. Your Options

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Description: Read more details about the different experiences you might have giving birth in a hospital, in- or out-of-hospital birthing center, or in your own home.

39. Pelvic Floor Basics

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Description: Understand the pelvic floor’s purpose and how it is affected by pregnancy and birth.

40. Birthplace Basics

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Description: On this page, learn about different types of birth settings, how they compare, basic things to keep in mind as you start choosing a birth place, and how to make sure your insurance covers your choice.