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June 18th, 2012, 01:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Starr33 View Post
I am going though the same feelings now...first 2 births were vaginal, but pushed for 3 hours and they were just a little too much to the side and were not coming out, so they used Forceps and Vaccum. My 3rd was a c-section because of placenta previa and I am torn between VBAC or repeat c-section. I would love to try a vaginal birth. My Dr. said I am a good candidate cause I had 2 previous vaginal births, however I read on American Pregnancy and it said a reason for not being a good candidate for VBAC is having diabetes and I have gestational diabetes...Plus I am sooo scared ot uterine rupture...So I have no idea what I will do yet....
I am a type 1 diabetic and had a vba2c. Don't let them scare you with that. Now, if it is uncontrolled and you have a 12lb baby, then maybe yeah, but diabetes by itself is not a good reason not to vbac in my opinion. Yes there is a risk of rupture, but it is a very low risk, less than one percent.

My baby was 8lb12oz and there were no problems.
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