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Table 3 Labor management policies when a woman was present attempting a TOLAC

From: A survey of access to trial of labor in California hospitals in 2012

  TOLAC hospital (N=139) N (%) or Mean (SD)
Anesthesia  
  In-hospital 129 (93.5)
  Within 30 minutes 9 (6.5)
  Missing=1
Physician  
  In-hospital 117 (87.3)
  Within 20-30 minutes 17 (12.7)
  Missing =5
Operating room immediately available 134 (96.4)
Neonatal staff available 136 (97.8)
Day of the week restrictions  
 No restrictions 135 (97.1)
 Day of the week 2 (1.4)
 Time of day 0
Patient Restrictions  
 Number of prior cesareans 131 (94.2)
 One prior cesarean 45 (32.4)
 No more than two prior cesareans 86 (61.8)
 Singleton pregnancy 83 (59.7)
 Time since last birth 11 (7.9)
 Weight or body mass index 2 (1.4)
 Spontaneous labor 73 (52.5)
Induction or labor management methods permitted  
 Prostaglandin gel/insert 2 (1.4)
 Foley 66 (48.9)
 Oxytocin 128 (92.1)
 Amniotomy 131 (94.2)
Requirements of women with a TOLAC  
 Continuous fetal monitoring 138 (99.2)
 Continuous IV 138 (99.2)
 Epidural in active labor 27 (19.4)