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Concordance of maternal and paternal decision-making and its effect on choice for vaginal birth after caesarean section

Robson, Stephen; Campbell, Beth; Pell, Gabrielle; Wilson, Anne; Tyson, Kate; De Costa, Caroline; PERMEZEL, Michael; Woods, Cindy


Background: The proportion of women who plan for a repeat elective caesarean section (CS) is one of the major determinants of the overall rate of CS, and programs aiming to reduce the rate of CS have not been greatly successful. To date, there appear to have been no large studies directly addressing paternal influences on decision-making regarding vaginal birth after caesarean (VBAC). This study aimed to compare the reactions of fathers and mothers to the prospect of VBAC. Methods: Couples were...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
DOI: 10.1111/ajo.12326


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