Delivery after prior cesarean: maternal morbidity and mortality.

@article{Cheng2011DeliveryAP,
  title={Delivery after prior cesarean: maternal morbidity and mortality.},
  author={Yvonne W. Cheng and Karen B. Eden and Nicole Marshall and Leonardo Henrique Hasckel da Silva Pereira and Aaron B Caughey and J. De. Guise},
  journal={Clinics in perinatology},
  year={2011},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={297-309}
}
Nearly 1 in 3 pregnant women in the United States undergo cesarean. This trend is contrary to the national goal of decreasing cesarean delivery in low-risk women. The decline in vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) contributes to the continual increase in cesarean deliveries. Prior cesarean delivery is the most common indication for cesarean and accounts for more than one-third of all cesareans. The appropriate use and safety of cesarean and VBAC are of concern not only at the individual patient… CONTINUE READING

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