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    Cesarean Delivery

    Cesarean delivery

    A cesarean section (C-section) is the delivery of a baby through an incision in the mother's belly and uterus.

    By Healthwise Staff
    Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
    Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Last Revised March 29, 2013

    Last Revised: March 29, 2013

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology

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