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What Is A Cesarian Section?

Cesarean Birth
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A cesarian section, otherwise known as a c-section, is a surgical procedure that is performed in order to deliver a baby through incisions in the mother’s abdomen and uterus.

C-sections are most often performed when vaginal delivery would put the mother or baby at risk.