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Caesarean section [QS32]

Measuring the use of this guidance

Statement: 1

Pregnant women who have had 1 or more previous caesarean sections have a documented discussion of the option to plan a vaginal birth.

Quality standard measure: Rates of delivery modes for women who have had previous caesarean sections.
What was measured: Proportion of women who had their first baby by caesarean section and who give birth to their second baby vaginally at term.
Data collection end: March 2016
28.1%
Area covered: Great Britain
Source: The National Maternity and Perinatal Audit



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