A cesarean section is the delivery of the baby through an incision made into the mother's abdomen and uterus. As of 2010 over 30% of women in the United States are delivered by cesarean section.

Odds - Cesarean Section

These are your odds for having a cesarean section based on different criteria. ... read more »

What Is A Cesarean Section

What is a cesarean section? ... read more »

Pfannenstiel incision

The Pfannenstiel incision is a horizontal skin incision made just above the symphysis pubis (pubic bone). It is the most popular skin incision made for a cesarean section, and it is also known as the 'bikini cut.' ... read more »

Women Afraid of Childbirth Have More C-Sections

Reports and research studies have noted a steady climb in C-section rates in the last decade. A new study found women are more likely to have a C-section because they are scared of childbirth. ... read more »