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Delivery Method

Mode of delivery, including vaginal births and Cesarean births, can highlight important clinical practice patterns in perinatal health. PeriStats provides multiple indicators that can be used to assess trends in vaginal and Cesarean delivery methods. It also provides trends in vaginal deliveries to women who had a Cesarean birth (VBAC) in a prior pregnancy, and in primary Cesarean births, which are Cesarean births for sections performed on women who have never had a Cesarean birth.

Last updated: January 2022