If you are experiencing a medical emergency please dial 911 immediately
You and your birth partner can participate more fully in a vaginal birth than you can in a cesarean delivery.
Whether you plan a vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) or a repeat cesarean delivery, discuss anesthesia options with your doctor before your delivery.
If you have a routine cesarean delivery, your birth partner can hold the baby while your medical needs are taken care of.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology|
|Last Revised||March 29, 2013|
Last Revised: March 29, 2013
Author: Healthwise Staff
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