If you’re going to give birth by c section, then unfortunately there will be a scar. The very nature of the operation means that the skin and underlying tissues will need to be cut and then repaired and stitched together.

The extend to which your c section scar is noticeable will depend on the type of incision made, your health and the care and attention you give to the area after the operation.

A c section is a very standardised operation these days, but occasionally things can go wrong.

If you get through with no complications or unexpected surprises you can expect…

To read more about the topic of caesarean births and the scar left after the operation, go here now – c section scar


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


There are 2 main types of c section operation. Thoses are an emergency c section and an elective c section.

An elective c section is one that has been prior arranged to happen on a certain time and day. An emergency c section is where the only concern is getting both mom and baby through in one piece. In this instance the key priority is to get the baby out as quickly as possible because there may have been some sort of complication with the birth.

The mother doesn’t have to go in to labour…

Go here to find out more about having an elective c section

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