Vaginal births are most always the most desired birthing experience of every expecting mother owing to relatively easy recovery and many other benefits. Unless there are some dire situations where cesarean section becomes the safe option for childbirth, or some other personal preference, natural, vaginal birth is considered the best and safest.
Cesarean section or C-section, lower segment cesarean section or LSCS is defined as a surgical procedure done to deliver the baby by giving a planned incision on the abdomen and uterus of the mother. The baby in this process is not born vaginally, but through the abdomen. C-section can be planned in advance if complications are associated with pregnancy. A planned C-section, a planned repeat C-section or a complicated pregnancy may result in a C-section delivery. The incidences of C-section have seen a surge in the last decade, with more than 1 in 4 women likely to give a birth through a cesarean. Women also opt for an elective cesarean for personal preferences even when they have a good chance of having a vaginal birth.
Below are listed some of the most frequent conditions where c-section becomes the ultimate choice.
There are some risks related with C-section for example:
Here are some simple tips to help you have a speedy recovery after C-section.