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Her daughter was born healthy, but because of a cesarean section, Verkaik got to see her baby for only a moment, and only saw her in the nursery briefly afterward.
The incision also raises the risk of uterine rupture during labor, and requires that the mother give birth by cesarean section, which is generally riskier for women than a vaginal birth.
There were plans for a cesarean section when her due-date arrived.
The 11 female dogs, including some that nursing, had evidence of cesarean sections, documents said.
The next day, doctors performed a cesarean section and Gary was taken to a special care unit.
Among the findings: Hospitals with shorter distances between delivery rooms were less likely to deliver babies by cesarean section.
The baby was delivered by cesarean section weighing 1 pound, 4 ounces.
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Origin and Etymology of cesarean section
First Known Use: 1615See Words from the same year
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Definition of cesarean section for English Language Learners
medical : a surgical operation for giving birth in which a cut is made in the mother's body so that the baby can be removed through the opening
medical Definition of cesarean section
- Even a history of multiple cesarean sections need not exclude a pregnant woman from attempting a vaginal delivery, new research indicates.
- —Science News, 27 Aug. 1988
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