More Doctors Banning Vaginal Births after C-Sections

C-sections are at an all-time high in the United States. One of the reasons is because a vaginal birth after a previous cesarean section — or V-BAC — isn't an option at every hospital in the country.

In fact, more and more medical centers have policies against them and are saying once a mother has had a cesarean birth, a vaginal birth for a later pregnancy is out of the question.

Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales reports.

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