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Updated VBAC Guidelines Released by ACOG

November 29, 2017 5:12 am

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recently released an updated Practice Bulletin on vaginal birth after cesarean section (VBAC). It continues to recommend that a trial of labor after a c-section (TOLAC) be offered only at facilities that have immediately available resources for emergency cesarean deliveries.  ACOG based the following recommendations on good and consistent scientific evidence:

Other recommendations and a review of maternal risk factors are elaborated on in the Practice Bulletin.  ACOG’s Committee on Practice Bulletins-Obstetrics, in collaboration with William Grobman, MD, published the new recommendations in the November issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.


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