C-Section

Your doctor may need to perform a C Section delivery if you or your baby experience distress during labor. Here you'll learn what a Cesarean section entails, how long it takes to recover from, and how it can help both you and your baby.

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My C-Section Recovery Experience: 7 Things I Wish I Knew

Worried about the aftermath of a cesarean section? Follow these C-section recovery tips from a real-life mom, who underwent the surgery for her second child.

C-Section vs. 'Natural Birth': What’s the Difference?

Wondering about the advantages and disadvantages of these two birthing methods? Learn more about the differences between C-sections and vaginal births.

The Emotional Scars of C-Sections

For a significant number of moms, undergoing a C-section causes feelings of disappointment and shame. The reasons are complicated, but this much is clear: If you’ve felt that way, you’re not alone, and a little insight from the experts can help you move forward.

What Are the Signs of Infection After a C-Section?

Incision and uterine infections are relatively common after a Cesarean section. Learn about the common symptoms of a C-section infection, plus tips for preventing an infection.

Pregnancy Confidential Podcast Week 29: C-Sections

Find out what's going on in week 29 of your pregnancy on this podcast episode of Pregnancy Confidential.

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How to Avoid a C-Section

You can't always avoid a C-section, but these eight tips can reduce your chances of needing the surgery.

All About C-Sections: Before, During, and After

Whether your C-section is planned or unexpected, here's what you need to know about the procedure and recovery.

Emergency C-Sections: A Guide for Moms-To-Be

Emergency C-sections sometimes happen if complications arise during labor. Here’s how to handle an emergency C-section, including what to expect during and after surgery.