Tag Archives: C-section

What to do if your hospital denies your right to VBAC

My Hospital Is Not Allowing VBAC My hospital is currently not allowing VBAC and forcing me to have a cesarean. What are my options? 1. Contact ICAN with the name and city/state of the denying hospital, along with the name … Continue reading

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October is Accreta Awareness Month

During the month of October, ICAN will be focused on bringing awareness to the condition of placenta accreta, when the placenta attaches too deeply into the uterine wall. This condition carries a 7% mortality risk to the mom due to … Continue reading

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New ACOG guidance on maternal-request cesareans and delivery before 39 weeks

Vaginal Delivery Recommended Over Maternal-Request Cesarean March 21, 2013 Washington, DC — The nation’s largest ob-gyn organization recommends that pregnant women plan for vaginal birth unless there is a medical reason for a cesarean. In new guidelines issued today, The … Continue reading

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