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Arizona Mom Fights VBAC Rules at Local Hospital | Our Bodies Our Blog

Posted Oct 16 2009 12:00am

 

Posted by Christine C.

An Arizona woman’s dispute with her local hospital over its refusal to allow a VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean), even though she has already undergone a VBAC at the same hospital, has caught the attention of CNN, which featured the story on its homepage today.

Joy Szabo, 32, told CNN she is grateful for the c-section performed during her second delivery, when doctors feared the baby wasn’t getting enough oxygen, but her third son was a vaginal birth and she thought this delivery would be, too (assuming there were no complications). Page Hospital has since changed its policy and no longer allows VBACs…

Arizona Mom Fights VBAC Rules at Local Hospital | Our Bodies Our Blog

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