If I've had a caesarean section, can I ever deliver vaginally?

Brian C. Josephs, MD
OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
Vaginal births after cesarean sections are controversial. Brian Josephs, MD, FACOG from Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center discusses the possibility and requirements associated with vaginal birthing after a C-section in this video.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

It's not always true that a woman who has had a c-section must have another if she gets pregnant again. In this video Dr. Oz's experts note that the odds of a successful vaginal delivery are in a women's favor.

Continue Learning about Cesarean Delivery (C-Section) & Pregnancy

Cesarean Delivery (C-Section) & Pregnancy

Cesarean section (C-section) is a surgical procedure to deliver your baby through an incision into your abdomen. Some C-sections are planned in advance because you may have multiple fetuses or may have had a previous C-section. Ho...

wever, others are done as emergency procedures such as when your baby is not getting enough oxygen. Talk to your doctor about C-section during your pregnancy so that you'll know what to expect if you need to have one.

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