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Decision Aid Summary

Title Birth Choices: What is best for you... Vaginal or Caesarean Birth?
Audience Women who have experienced one previous caesarean and who are eligible to choose between attempting vaginal birth or elective repeat caesarean.
Options included Vaginal Birth after Caesarean (VBAC).
Elective caesarean.
Year of last update or review 2015
Format paper
How to obtain Direct from allison.shorten@yale.edu or Capers Bookstore. Note: 2006 patient decision aid reviewed by developer in 2015.
Developer Allison Shorten
Where was it developed? http://nursing.yale.edu/shorten
Yale University School of Nursing
Health condition Childbirth
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English
Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
6 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2019-06-26.