This category contains information about Caesarean birth and Vaginal Birth After Caesarean (VBAC). The websites here are designed to help pregnant mothers prepare for Caesarean or VBAC births, as well as to give them the information needed to make a decision between the two. These website may contain information for or against either type of childbirth and are in no way a personal reflection of the position of the dmoz open directory project.
Cesarean Section Infections
A study showing the risk of infections after a cesarean section in diabetic women who take insulin.
eMedicine Health - Cesarean Childbirth
Consumer health resource center providing information on the risks and benefits of Cesarean delivery.
Father's Grief Support
Fathers come together to offer support of those who have experienced the loss of a child due to uterine rupture.
International Cesarean Awareness Network
ICAN is a nonprofit organization that works to lower the rate of unnecessary cesareans, supports vaginal birth after cesarean VBAC), and encourages positive birthing through education and advocacy.
Discussion of the drug Misoprostol (Cytotec) and the possible relationship to uterine rupture and other complications.
Preparing for a C-Section
Personal story, information, FAQ and links prepared by an emergency room RN.
NPR : C-Section Births Gaining Popularity
Record numbers of American mothers are opting to give birth through C-section, even when there is no clear medical need. The National Institutes of Health held a conference to determine the risks and benefits of a pre-planned Caesarean. [4:25 streaming audio broadcast] (March 30, 2006)
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