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A Caesarean section, also known as C-section or Caesar, is a surgical procedure in which incisions are made through a mother's abdomen (laparotomy) and uterus (hysterotomy) to deliver one or more babies. It is usually...
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Explains what is involved in a planned or unplanned cesarean section. Includes a video clipping of C-section surgery.
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Explains why some women need c-sections and potential risks of the procedure. From the March of Dimes.
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Features overview, articles, research, and statistics for C-section, the surgery to deliver a baby.
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Brochure which accompanied an exhibition on the history of cesarean section at the National Library of Medicine in 1993.
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Explains when the surgical delivery of a baby through an incision in a woman's abdomen is recommended over a vaginal delivery.
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Topic overview of C-section including its definition, when it is needed, as well as its risks and complications.
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Printable guide to the surgical child delivery, from the American College of Surgeons.
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More about Cesarean Section: Purpose Precautions Preparation Aftercare Risks Normal results Abnormal results Resources Cesarean Section Definition A
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Many babies are delivered via cesarean sections. Learn why and how C-sections are performed. ... Newborns>Pregnancy & Childbirth>Cesarean Sections (C-Sections) ...
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The c-section rate continues to climb despite recommendations put into effect ... What Every Pregnant Woman Needs to Know About Cesarean Section (PDF) ...
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A cesarean section is the delivery of a baby through a cut (incision) in the ... What is recovery after a cesarean section like? ...
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One of the most controversial topics in modern obstetrics is cesarean section. Cesarean section refers to a major surgical procedure where a baby is removed ...
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A cesarean section is the delivery of a ... cases, doctors do cesarean sections because of problems ... What is recovery after a cesarean section like? ...
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Free cesarean section booklet of the best research comparing outcomes of cesarean and vaginal birth. Also download a companion at-a-glance summary comparing risks ...
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What situations can lead to cesarean section? What key factors can affect whether I have a cesarean section or a vaginal birth? ...
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