The Effect of Hospital Policy Regarding Trial of Labor After Cesarean (TOLAC) on Primary Cesarean Delivery Rates Over Time

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Many hospitals do not provide women with the opportunity to undergo a trial of labor after cesarean (TOLAC). We performed a study to examine how primary cesarean delivery (CD) rates change over time at hospitals with and without TOLAC bans.

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© 2015 Elsevier

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Rosenstein ME, Kupperman M, Gregorich SE, Chang YW, Caughey AB, Barger MK. The effect of hospital policy regarding trial of labor after cesarean (TOLAC) on primary cesarean delivery rates over time. Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine 2015 Annual Pregnancy Meeting, San Diego, CA. Feburary, 2015