With about a third of women having cesarean births and many who contemplate vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), there needs to be more knowledge on a potential surgical birth. Learning about a c-section before you labor, can help you make the best decision for you and your family.
2. Silent Knife
Written by Nicette Jukelevics, this book has the most updated information about cesarean birth and vaginal birth after cesarean available. With a through exam of the medical studies and analysis of risks both to the mother, baby and future pregnancies you can see how to best plan for your birth, be it your first baby or last. The amount of information in this book is amazing.
This is a how to book by medical journalist Diana Korte, co-author of Good Birth, Safe Birth. This book was written awhile ago so the statistics are a bit different, but her words of wisdom on the steps to planning a VBAC are still true.