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An unnatural birth. A natural birth is when the baby is born through the vagina, a caesarean birth is when the baby is born by cutting at the bottom part of a womens stomach which is called the womb or uterus.
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What is the opposite of caesarean?

There is no direct opposite. The choice is normal labor (vaginal delivery) or surgical delivery.

Where does the word caesarean section derive from?

The word comes from the name Caesar. It was thought that the first Caesar had been cut from his mother's womb, and that the name Caesar was derived from the verb caedo, to cu

Is it safe to use a IUCD after a caesarean section?

It really depends on how long after your caesarean. It is best to ask your doctor, it is nearly impossable to tell how much someone has healed and if they are redy to do that

Can you have more than 3 caesareans?

In theory, you can, but it is highly recommended not to. Performing surgery in an area that has been operated on before, is always harder (bleeding, scar tissue, disrupted ana

Can you choose a caesarean?

In some cases, surgical delivery is not an option. In others, there may be less risk in one procedure (labor vs. caesarean) than the other. Only your doctor or obstetrician ca

Can you request to have caesarean section?

The doctors and nurses will asses your risks and will make that decision when your in labor. C- sections are for women who cannot push the baby out vaginally. If you can then

Can you have natural childbirth after two Caesarean deliveries?

This is possible, depending on the reasons for you to have had a C-section to start with. If a long time (several years) has passed since the last C-section, then it is more

Is a caesarean section or natural birth worse?

If by "natural birth" you mean vaginal birth (as opposed to drug free vaginal birth) then the recovery from a Cesarean is much longer and more painful. With an epidural the la
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When is a caesarean section necessary?

There are a number of reasons one may need to have a cesarean section. Some of the most common reasons include placenta previa, breech position, fetal distress and failure to

When was the first caesarean performed?

As far as we know, the first caesarian was performed in 320 BC. It's possible that the procedure was used before then, but we'll never know because it was either not recorded

Is a Caesarean section C-section easier than giving birth naturally?

No. Overall, caesarean sections are reserved for when the  mother/baby are in distress, or there is some other sort of  complication.   With a C-Section, there is no pus