Find Information About:

Drugs & Supplements

Get information and reviews on prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and supplements. Search by name or medical condition.

Pill Identifier

Pill Identifier

Having trouble identifying your pills?

Enter the shape, color, or imprint of your prescription or OTC drug. Our pill identification tool will display pictures that you can compare to your pill.

Get Started

My Medicine

Save your medicine, check interactions, sign up for FDA alerts, create family profiles and more.

Get Started

WebMD Health Experts and Community

Talk to health experts and other people like you in WebMD's Communities. It's a safe forum where you can create or participate in support groups and discussions about health topics that interest you.

  • Second Opinion

    Second Opinion

    Read expert perspectives on popular health topics.

  • Community


    Connect with people like you, and get expert guidance on living a healthy life.

Got a health question? Get answers provided by leading organizations, doctors, and experts.

Get Answers

Sign up to receive WebMD's award-winning content delivered to your inbox.

Sign Up


All communities will be placed in read-only mode (you will be able to see and search for posts but not start or reply to discussions) as we conduct maintenance. We will make another announcement when posting is re-opened. Thank you for your continued support and patience, and if you have any further questions, please email

Yours in health,
WebMD Community Management

New Guidelines for Women With Prior Cesareans
Andie_WebMD_Staff posted:
Ob-Gyns Make Guidelines Less Restrictive for Vaginal Birth After Cesarean, or VBAC.

Many women who have had a cesarean section delivery -- and some who have had two C-sections -- can safely attempt to deliver vaginally, according to updated guidelines on vaginal birth after cesarean, or VBAC, issued by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Check out the newest guidelines for going VBAC on this WebMD article.

Does it change how you felt about c-sections or delivering VBAC? Tell us why or why not below in the comments.

~Andie, Community Moderator
Was this Helpful?
18 of 27 found this helpful
MNHall responded:

GO VBAC's!!!!!!

I VBAC'd my DD and plan to again....I'm so glad to see that the ACOG is finally catching up to the newest recommendations!

So many woman are GREAT candidates for VBAC, but until it becomes recognized by others as safe and normal (and of course the medical community to support and encourage women), it's so hard to turn around those old fears and very outdated stats that showed risks. That old data was back when c/s's were done different and women were induced vigoriously after a c/s. That doesn't happen any more and it's so much safer now with increased knowledge!

So excited to see things changing!
Shelley (30), DH (30), DS (05/07 - 3 yrs), DD (02/09 - 1 yr) - Both PAL Grads!! 2 m/c's (06/06 and 04/08) - EDD 11/29/10!!!!
MtnPrincess replied to MNHall's response:
Ditto! I VBAC's my DS and am planning a HBAC (HomeBirth After Cesearian) this time around! Yeah for some forward motion!
Andie_WebMD_Staff replied to MNHall's response:
I am glad to see things are moving in a positive direction. I remember when I tried to find a doctor that would deliver my baby VBAC...they were far & few in between. Especially since I'd already had 2 c-sections. (This was some time ago, as my youngest is 13 now)

That just shows you how slowly it's moving...but at least it's moving!

Spotlight: Member Stories

Me (32) Proud work-from-home mama to my petite little pixie, born 9.28.08, and my bouncing baby boy is due to arrive 5.14.10! Two little ones lost 4/0...More

Helpful Tips

I'm just copying a tip from another board ( parenting 1 year olds )...hope you find it helpful! I know everyone is missing the ... More
Was this Helpful?
16 of 28 found this helpful

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.