Thirteen Myths About Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)

A newborn baby being held by a doctor in blue scrubs who is wearing white gloves. The umbilical cord is still attached to the baby. Vidal Balielo Jr./Pexels

There is much confusion surrounding vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). Is it a safe option? Why do hospitals “ban” VBAC? What is the risk of uterine rupture? This article responds to these and many other frequently asked questions.