Monthly Archives: August 2013

Are There Known Risks Associated With Vaginal Birth After Caesarean?

Almost 30% of first-time mothers in Canada end up giving birth by cesarean section. If you are one of the many women who have previously had a casarean section, for subsequent deliveries, you should be given the option of planning for a vaginal birth after cesarean (sometimes referred to as VBAC) or...
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Common Complications From Vacuum and Forceps Assisted Deliveries

Sometimes a baby will need assistance from doctors to be born in a hurry. There are a number of reasons why this might occur. Often a doctor will decide to proceed with an instrument-assisted delivery if there are signs that the baby is in distress. Assisted delivery may also be necessary if...
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