C-Section rates rise as hospitals refuse VBAC

11/29/2005 | Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Pregnant women who previously have had a Caesarean section in a delivery are increasingly having trouble finding hospitals that will allow them to deliver through VBAC -- vaginal birth after C-section -- as hospitals become skittish about safety concerns and potential lawsuits. The trend, along with a higher demand for surgical deliveries, has helped to boost the number of C-sections up 40% from 1996 to constitute nearly one-third of births.

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