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Not All Hospitals Are Equipped To Handle Vaginal Births After C-Sections

Somewhere between 60 and 80 percent of women who attempt vaginal birth after C-section (VBAC) have a successful vaginal delivery (as reported by the Mayo Clinic), however many local hospitals do not routinely offer vaginal birth after C-section. This is largely due to a lack of resources to handle an emergency C-section along with the risks should complications arise during vaginal birth after C-section.

The risk of uterine rupture and other complications during vaginal birth after C-section often relates to the type of incision performed during the previous C-section. For example, a T-shaped incision — most common in unplanned or emergency C-sections — generally makes VBAC inadvisable, due to high risk of uterine rupture. If doctors fail to take known risks into account or fail to perform an emergency C-section when complications arise during VBAC, and mother or child suffers serious injury as a result, this may form the basis of a medical malpractice claim in most cases.

Our Reputation Was Earned With Generations Of Successful Outcomes

At The Lancione Law Firm, we are dedicated to improving the safety and quality of care during childbirth in Ohio. We have over three generations of attorneys who have substantial experience and a proven record of success in holding negligent physicians and medical facilities to account for the harm they cause.

During any investigation into complications of vaginal birth after C-section, we will work tirelessly to find answers to the many questions that arise, such as:

  • Was the mother a good candidate for VBAC?
  • Did the doctor watch for signs of uterine rupture?
  • Were the doctors and nurses prepared to perform a timely emergency C-section if required?

When the evidence indicates that negligence or preventable medical error is to blame for serious or fatal injuries sustained during VBAC, our lawyers have the skill, dedication, experience and resources to pursue monetary compensation for the victims of birth injuries.

Contact Lancione & Lancione If You Want Answers Today

If you suffered serious injury or the loss of a loved one due to medical negligence in vaginal birth after C-section, your interests may best be served by having an honest and informative consultation with an experienced medical malpractice lawyer.

We invite you to call our Rocky River offices at 440-331-6100 or contact us online at any time. The Lancione Law Firm is proud to serve clients in Columbus, Cincinnati, Akron and Youngstown and throughout Ohio.

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Fetal Distress During Labor
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Nonobstetric Surgery During Pregnancy
Obstetrical Nurse Negligence
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Placental Abruption
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Resources To Help Your Child With CP
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Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU) Errors
Cord Blood Gas Tests
Untreated Jaundice
Stillbirth
Future Of A Child With A Birth Injury
The Effects Of A Birth Injury As Your Child Ages
Cesarean Section Errors
Delayed C-Section
Emergency C-Section
Vaginal Birth After C-Section (VBAC)
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Maternal Infections After Giving Birth
Blood Clots/Thromboembolic Disease
Neonatal Jaundice, Hyperbilirubinemia and Kernicterus
hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy

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