A cesarian section is a surgical operation that has been developed to deliver a baby or babies by making one or several incisions in the abdomen (laparotomy) and uterus (hysterectomy) of the mother. A cesarian section in some rare cases is done to remove a fetus that does not manifest any life signs from the mother’s womb.

Originally the procedure was purely used on dsitressed mothers or babies in circumstances where a natural birth was no longer safe or possibel for any number of reasons. These days however many hospitals are steering mothers towards this options as it is a quicker and more controlled environment for giving birth.

An upward trend in delivery by cesarian section has been found by the US Centers for Disease Control

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These days c section scars are usually quite unobtrusive and after a few months will barely be noticeable. They’ll be just a few inches long, fading to a light silvery white and positioned normally just along the bikini line.

Going through another pregnancy after c section surgery generally won’t cause too many problems if a reasonable time has elapsed between the operation and pregnancy. 12 to 18 months is a good time frame to allow as at this point your body will have fully recovered from from the c section surgery.

When you are ever in any concern regarding just about any c-section complications you might be encountering, especially regarding your c section scar then it is vital that you instantly get hold of your health care professional or doctor.

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Recovering from c section can be a real challenge to some mothers. It’s hard because you really want to focus purely on your new baby, but you really do need to consider your own welfare too. In fact without your health you won’t be the best mom possible, so give your own well being serious consideration too.

You ‘ll need to eat a proper diet. Nutritious food is always good to make the wound heal faster. Its nutrients will be beneficial to contribute to the healing process while giving the body the nourishment it needs.

Try to limit the amounts of junk and fast food products you eat or if possible avoid eating them entirely. It won’t just make the scar heal faster but will also help you to shed any pregnancy weight you have stored.

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Whether planned or in an emergency a cesarean section has saved the lives of millions of mothers and babies since it was first introduced in the 1880′s in Germany.

So many women now give birth this way that it is important to give some consideration to your recovery after c section.

If all goes well you can start to become more active and begin breastfeeding after c section very soon albeit with some minor adjustments and other considerations.

Days after giving birth, doctors may give mothers antibiotics to avoid uterine infection from the C Section and painkillers from incision pains. Most painkillers and antibiotics prescribed to mothers are made to be non-harmful for babies so you won’t have to worry if the drugs might affect your child. Breastfeeding after C section is also the best way to bond with your baby

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If you’re pregnant chances are you’ve given some thought to the birth and what might happen during it.

Hopefully all will go smoothly and you will deliver naturally, but if you or the baby experience any problems then it might be something you need to have done – a c section incision.

Don’t worry though, it is a very safe and everyday operation nowadays and the damage done to you in terms of the c section incision is as minimal as can possibly be.

If you’d like to know a little bit more, I’ve just written a  really interesting article all about c section incisions

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