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Caesarean section

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Caesarean section - Better Health Channel

A caesarean section is usually performed when it is safer for the mother or the baby than a vaginal birth.

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Pregnancy - Pregnancy Topics - Next birth after Caesarean Section (VBAC)

next; birth; vaginal; caesarean; elective; emergency; VBAC; after; following; NBAC;A decision needs to be made about the way a baby is born if the mother has already had a caesarean section for a previous birth

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Pregnancy - Pregnancy Topics - Caesarean section

A Caesarean is an operation where an incision (a cut) is made through the abdomen and uterus to deliver the baby

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Your next birth after caesarean section

Consumer brochure with information on birth options available towomen planning their next birth after caesarean section.

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RANZCOG WEBSITE - Vaginal Birth after Caesarean Section

the reason you had the caesarean delivery and what happened was it an emergency? the type of cut that was made in your uterus (womb) how you felt about your previous birth experience

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Pregnancy - Pregnancy Topics - Recovering after a Caesarean section - your body

After a caesarean section pain from your wound can make moving difficult

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Your Next Birth after Caesarean Section - Maternal, child and family health

Consumer brochure with information on birth options available to women planning their next birth after caesarean section.

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RANZCOG WEBSITE - Caesarean Section

Assuming your baby doesnt require additional resuscitation or support from the paediatric team, skin to skin contact is important as soon as possible after birth

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Caesarean

Trusted information on caesarean section, including when it may be needed, details of the procedure, risks and recovery period, plus links to trusted resources.

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Planned caesarean birth: what to expect | Raising Children Network

Having a planned or elective caesarean birth? As with any major surgery, it helps to know what to expect during a caesarean section. Our guide explains.

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