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Am pregnant and Since my first was a c-section will I have a normal

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the second child. My first is 1 in a half years old.

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I'm thinking that you will probably have to have another C-section.  I am 5 months pregnant with my second little girl and I've seen 2 different OBs who both said that I have to have a C-Section for several reasons. However the two main reasons are 1)Liability and 2) Its safer for you and the baby. Personally in my own opinion I would rather have a repeated c-section rather than a VBAC because I want to make sure that I'm not in any serious danger and 2 I've already had one c-s
It's probably best to check with your doctor.  Ultimately they should be the one delivering your baby and like Anna said liability plays into it.  I've heard of women having a vag birth after having a csection so it's not like it's never been done before.   My sister in law had both of hers by csection, she said after having the first that way she didn't want to have the second vag.  I guess it just depends on what you and your doctor are comfortable with.  Do some research before you go in there though so you are informatively prepared to discuss your options. 
It all depends on why you had a c-section the first time; your doctor's preference; and your preference. If there was a medical reason that you physically were not able to give birth vaginally then they will say you need a c section, but if it was because of your baby that you a c section than you wouldn't necessarily need to have another. Speak to your dr about it and do some research, these days there is the tiniest fraction of risk associated with a VBAC and if you wish to skip the c section you should check out all your options.
It all depends on what you ask and what the doctor's think. My coworker had triplets therefore she had a c-section. Her last pregnancy, she chose vaginal just because she wanted to try it out and she had no issues after.
It's gong to depend on your medical history. You'll need to discuss your options with your doctor.

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