Trends and patterns of vaginal birth after cesarean availability in the United States.

@article{Gregory2010TrendsAP,
  title={Trends and patterns of vaginal birth after cesarean availability in the United States.},
  author={Kimberly D. Gregory and Moshe Fridman and Lisa M. Korst},
  journal={Seminars in perinatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={237-43}
}
A review of the literature and analysis of the National Inpatient Sample Database was performed to describe the trends in vaginal birth after cesarean availability in the United States and the factors associated with changing use. Vaginal birth after cesarean increased after the first National Institutes of Health Consensus Conference on Cesarean Childbirth in 1981. It increased from 3% to a maximum rate of 28.3% in 1996. Despite studies reporting stable success rates of approximately 70% and… CONTINUE READING

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