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.

Cesarean Section (C-Section)

Cesarean sections (C-section) are often related to unproductive labor and baby size. A woman's pelvic width may also come into play when choosing between a vaginal delivery and a C-section. ... read more »

What is a Cesarean Section?

A cesarean section is an operative delivery done by cutting through the mother's abdomen and uterus and delivering the baby through the incision. ... read more »

How to Prepare for a Cesarean Section

Statistics show that about 1 in 3 women will have a cesarean section or cesarean delivery. Our 12 step program helps you prepare for the cesarean delivery. ... read more »

Cesarean Section and Delivery

When vaginal births are too risky or the birth must happen very quickly, a cesarean section or delivery, or c-section, is chosen by the obstetrician for the safety of both baby and mom. ... read more »

“Gentle” C-Section: Small Changes Deliver Big Results

Many mothers who undergo C-section deliveries aren’t always satisfied with the experience, as evidenced by a recent story on NPR. One mother describes feeling as if she “missed out on a pivot ... read more »

12 Reasons Why This Blogger Mom Loves Her C-Section

Kathryn Kefauver Goldberg describes herself as a "writer, blogger, twin mom" and she suggests that cesarean-section deliveries (C-sections) are misunderstood. ... read more »

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Section - VBAC

There is something intangibly important about giving birth to a baby vaginally and after having a c-section, the woman may choose to try a vaginal birth for her next child. ... read more »