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“History of Cesarean” - article for ACOG in cooperation with the National Library of Medicine.
Individual Hospital Cesarean Rates - Cesareanrates.org
CDC Birth Facts - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
VBAC: Making a Mountain Out of a Molehill - Midwife Thinking
VBAC Facts - VBACFacts.com
Safe Prevention of the Primary Cesarean Delivery: ACOG and SMFM Change the Game - Article by Judith A. Lothian, Science & Sensibility: a Lamaze research blog about pregnancy, birth and beyond
ACOG Placenta Accreta - Committee opinion
ICAN - Website for International Cesarean Awareness Network
VBAC.Com - A woman-centered, evidence based resource. This website provides childbearing women and maternity care professionals evidence-based information, resources, and support for VBAC and cesarean prevention.
Risk of Asthma from Cesarean Delivery Depends on Membrane Rupture - Article, Journal of Pediatrics
Myth: VBACS should never be induced - Article, VBACFacts.com
Planned Home VBAC in the United States 2004-2009 - Interview with Study Author Melissa Cheney, PhD
Homebirth after Cesarean: the myth and the reality - Midwifery Today