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Risks for VBAC vs repeat Cesarean

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 ...
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How can an epidural effect the labour and childbirth process?

I've heard that epidurals can slow down labour and even stall it. I've also heard that it can cause complications and increases the risk of c-section.
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During Caesarean section: What is the name of the instrument in which the scar is burned to close it?

This is my first question in this community and I'm not sure if this question belongs here, but I hope you can help me anyway, because it's very important. An acquaintance of mine had had a caesarean ...
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Why are obgyns generally hesitant to do VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean sections) births? Do previous c-sections impose added risks?

I've heard that if a woman/mother, for whatever reason, has a caesarean section (c-section), all the subsequent births thereafter most likely will be done via a c-section. Is this true? Why or why not?...
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Is it possible for a human to perform vaginal delivery without labor? Is there a name for such practice? [duplicate]

In obstetrics there is a notion of a delivery without labor via c-section under anasthesia. Is there a practice of vaginal delivery under anasthesia?
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How to treat a pregnant woman with a very low platelet count in her 9th month of pregnancy?

My sister-in-law is going through her 9th month of pregnancy. Since almost 3 months she is having low platelet count and the cause is still unknown. She is in constant constant care in the labor room....