Cesarean delivery is also know as a (  cesarean section or C-section. It is  the surgical delivery of a baby by an incision through the mother’s abdomen and uterus. This procedure is done when it is determined to be a safer method than vaginal delivery  for the mother, baby or both.


Reasons why you may need a cesarean delivery

If a mother is not able to deliver vaginally, the baby is surgically delivered through a c-section. Some c-sections are planned or scheduled while others are done as a result of problems arising during labor.


Some of the conditions that make a cesarean delivery more likely include the following :

There may be other reasons for your doctor to recommend a cesarean.



Content Sources
Cesarean delivery.Stanford Children’s Hospital.https://www.stanfordchildrens.org/en/topic/default?id=cesarean-delivery-92-P07768. Accessed November 26th, 2018

Reasons for a C-Section: Medical, Personal, or Other. healtlline. https://www.healthline.com/health/pregnancy/c-section-reasons. Accessed November 26th, 2018

Reasons for a cesarean birth. American pregnancy Association. http://americanpregnancy.org/labor-and-birth/reasons-for-a-cesarean/. Accessed November 26th, 2018

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