Guidelines, Research and Reports for VBAC

Resources for maternity care professionals looking to reduce repeat cesareans and increase access to VBAC:

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Guidelines from ACOG and the RCOG

British Columbia Women’s Hospital, Cesarean Task Force Report and Panel Statement

British Columbia Women’s Hospital, Power To Push Campaign

California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative, CMQCC White Paper: Cesarean Deliveries: Outcomes, and Opportunities for Change in California

California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative, Toolkit to Support Vaginal Birth and Reduce Primary Cesareans.

Childbirth Connection, VBAC

U.S. National Institutes of Health,  Vaginal Birth After Cesarean: New Insights

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Practice Bulletin No. 115: Vaginal Birth After Previous Cesarean Delivery

American Academy of Family Physicians, Trial of Labor After Cesarean

Northern New England Perinatal Quality Improvement Network, Vermont/New Hampshire VBAC Project

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist, Birth After Previous Cesarean

Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada, Guidelines For Vaginal Birth After Previous Cesarean, (PDF)


Updated July 16, 2016.