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Can I give birth vaginal?

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I am a 25 year old mom of three.A daughter and twin sons.I had a c-section with both pregnancies.With my daughter because I was not dialating and her heart rate started to drop.With my sons I think it was because there were two babies in my womb?All I know is the doctors said that they would have to take the twins out by c-section because the c section scar tissue on the inside of me could rupture and I could start to bleed inside and they could lose me and the babies.I am sixteen weeks pregnant with another child and I would love to try vaginal birth because I know c-sections are horrible pain and this is gonna be my last child and i would love to see what vaginal birth is all about.Can a women with 2 c-sections give vaginal birth and if not why not?

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Like your doctor previously said, The scar tissue could rapture which is problematic for obvious reasons. That being said, enough time could have passed that you are more likely to successfully make it through a vaginal birth. Your best bet is to talk to a few OBs. No one on here knows your medical history and can give you an accurate answer, just a good guess. You may be hard pressed to find a doctor who is willing to take a risk like vaginal birth but the more you talk to, the more information you have to choose if vaginal is really what you want to do.Ask for the risks, and benefits and make it clear that you feel very strongly about giving birth vaginally. The doctors face a lot of liabilities in the event of an accident, so they have the right to tell you they won't preform a vaginal birth with you. Just make sure you understand the risks of what you are asking for, and the benefits out weigh the risks. Depending on your medical history you should be able to find a doctor that will allow you try it, you might have to work a little harder to find one.
A lot of doctors will not perform VBACs you would have to call around to find doctor willing to do it first off. It may not be possible for you to have a vaginal birth, but don't despair if you can't.
I know plenty of women who have had vaginal births after having a c-section. It might be possible for you but you'll have to talk to doctors. Get copies of your medical records and schedule consultations with other obs in your area. C-sections need a certain amount of time to heal before you get pregnant again and need even more time if you want a vaginal birth. And even then it isn't always an option. It all depends on the specific type of c-section (there are different procedures with different scarring associated), how long it's been since your last pregnancy, how well you healed and how you healed.

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