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Having a caesarean

Caesarean (C-section)

A caesarean (C-section) is an operation to deliver a baby. It can be a planned or emergency procedure. Find out more about C-sections and why they are...

Emergency caesarean

Sometimes birth doesn't go as expected. If you or your baby are at risk, there might be a need to do an emergency caesarean.

Planned or elective caesarean

There are important things to consider if you are having a planned, or elective, caesarean.

Recovery after a caesarean

Recovery after a caesarean section - whether it's an emergency or planned - will take several weeks. Find out what to expect after you have had your b...

Vaginal birth after caesarean (VBAC)

If you've delivered a baby by caesarean (C-section), you may have a choice with your next pregnancy - a vaginal birth after caesarean (VBAC) or a plan...

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