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A Woman’s Guide to VBAC: Navigating the NIH Consensus Recommendations
NAME OF ORGANIZATION, AGENCY, OR INSTITUTION
PRIMARY CONTACT NAME AND TITLE
Cara Terreri, Community Manager, Giving Birth with Confidence
PROJECT AIM AND GOALS
In June 2010, a National Institutes of Health (NIH) panel published a Consensus Development Conference Statement on vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). In addition to examining the current evidence related to VBAC and offering recommendations for future research on this topic, the NIH panel concluded that VBAC was a “reasonable option” for most women with a previous cesarean section.
A group of maternity care experts and VBAC advocates came together to create A Woman’s Guide to VBAC: Navigating the NIH Consensus Recommendations, a free online resource guide that addresses the most common and pressing questions women may have about their birth choices in light of the NIH Consensus Recommendations and the evidence underpinning them. The Guide is freely available on Lamaze International’s consumer education and outreach web site, Giving Birth with Confidence.
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Contact Cara Terreri at firstname.lastname@example.org