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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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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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Caesarean section - ANZCA

The Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) is the professional organisation for around 6400 specialist anaesthetists (Fellows) and 1500 anaesthetists in training (trainees). One of Australasia's largest specialist medical colleges, ANZCA is responsible for the training, examination and specialist accreditation of anaesthetists and pain medicine specialists and for the standards of clinical practice in Australia and New Zealand. The College also plays a significant role in the advancement of anaesthesia in south-east Asia and South Pacific island countries.

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Caesarean

A caesarean section is an operation to deliver a baby. It involves making a cut in the front wall of a woman's abdomen and womb and usually takes 30-45 minutes.

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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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Recovery after a caesarean

Recovery after a caesarean section - whether it's an emergency or planned - will take several weeks. Find out what to expect after you have had your baby.

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Caesarean & Homebirth | Raising Children Network

Find out about caesareans and homebirth, and compare your care options across different birth settings in our Birth Choices guide.

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