Most babies are born in a vaginal delivery. But in some cases, other types of delivery occur by choice or because of an emergency.
During labour, the uterus contracts regularly to thin and open (efface and dilate) the cervix and push the baby out through the birth canal. It can take many hours for the cervix to open all the way so you can begin pushing.
Vaginal birth after caesarean
In the past, a woman who had one C-section delivery had to have all of her other babies by C-section. But depending on the reason for your first C-section and the type of incision that was made, you may be able to deliver your next baby vaginally.