When discussing a possible vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), healthcare professionals often cite the risk of uterine rupture during VBAC as a motivation for repeat Cesarean. This is however only one of multiple risks associated with either procedure.
Taking all risks into account, what is the combined risk of death or serious injury for a repeat cesarean (for completeness sake, only second cs) as compared to a VBAC (VBA1C), for an otherwise uncomplicated pregnancy (e.g. no pre-eclampsia, diabetes, etc.)?