Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Specialist

North Pointe OB/GYN

Gynecologists & Obstetricians located in Cumming, GA & Dawsonville, GA

At North Pointe OB/GYN, Dr. Sean J. Lambert, Dr. Angela C.B. Walker, Dr. Robert B. Barrett, and Dr. Nancy M. Walsh have helped many women successfully have a vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) delivery. Many of the doctors’ patients have recommended them to other women in North Atlanta, Cumming and Dawsonville areas in Georgia, and the doctors are honored and pleased to serve the region.

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Q & A

What Exactly is a Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) Delivery?

A vaginal birth after cesarean delivery is simply a vaginal delivery after a woman’s already had a child via cesarean section. Many women are able to safely and successfully deliver a baby vaginally after they’ve already had a cesarean section, but such a delivery does have a higher chance of complication.

Therefore, women who want to have a vaginal birth after a cesarean section should see a high-risk pregnancy specialist. Every delivery is unique, and a specialist can assess a woman’s particular pregnancy to make sure it’s safe to try a vaginal birth. A specialist can also handle any complications that may arise during delivery.

A vaginal birth after cesarean delivery may also be called a VBAC "vee-back".

Who Offers Vaginal Births After Cesarean Sections?

Because having a vaginal birth after cesarean section is considered a high-risk pregnancy, women should see physicians and midwives that are trained in this area. Midwives are trained to help women through low-risk pregnancies, but they aren’t able to perform emergency C-sections. At North Pointe, we always have a physician on call in the event of an emergency.

Emergency C-sections are rarely necessary, but a provider needs to be able to perform one if complications arise. With the proper people and resources in place, doctors are prepared to handle any complications that may arise.

What is a Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Section Like?

Having a vaginal birth after a cesarean section is a lot like having a low-risk vaginal birth in a hospital. There is little difference in prenatal care. During labor, a woman who is having a VBAC may be more closely monitored, but this is usually the only noticeable difference.

Major Insurance Plans Accepted

At North Pointe OB/GYN, we accept most major medical insurance plans. Here is a short-list of just some of the most popular plans we accept. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance provider listed here.

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Aetna
Alliant Health Plans
Amerigroup
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Coventry Health Care
First Health
Humana
Multiplan, Inc.
PHCS
Tricare
UniCare
United Healthcare
WellCare
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