The VBAC (Vaginal Birth after Cesarean) has become a hot-button issue in the modern maternity care system, as one in three new mothers will give birth via cesarean section. Are all of these mothers then forced to undergo a repeat cesarean the next time around?

Epstein and Lake posed that question to dozens of experts, determining the surprising truth about VBACs. They also follow several women's stories - both those who succeed and fail at attempting a VBAC - including that of filmmaker Abby Epstein, whose first C-section delivery was depicted in the dramatic, final moments of The Business of Being Born.

This segment is part of More from the Business of Being Born

Video Language: English