Aug. 16, 2021

026 VBAC: Induction of Labor.

026 VBAC: Induction of Labor.

Is it Safe to Induce a VBAC? What is the best way to Induce a VBAC?


Induction of labor is safe for women who have had a previous cesarean birth and would like to have a VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean) and is an options that can be considered.   Women who are in need of a induction for medical reasons or because an induction will help facilitate a vaginal birth are not prevented from doing so because they have had a previous cesarean birth. However, there are special considerations for these women. 

On average, roughly 60 percent of women who are attempting a TOLAC (trial of labor after cesarean) and are undergoing an induction are successful.  Yet Dr. Abdelhak has success rates that are much higher nearing 80-85 percent year over year. 

Check out this latest episode to see what the king of VBACs has to say about induction of labor in a VBAC and why his approach is so successful 

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