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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.
There were plans for a cesarean section when her due-date arrived.
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.
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.
On Monday evening, the actress and author revealed her cesarean section scar in a new Instagram post, giving her followers a closeup of the incision and praising her doctor for the work done on her body.
Melo was taken to a hospital, where doctors performed a cesarean section to deliver the baby.
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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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