A cesarean section or C-section, is a surgery to deliver the baby via the abdomen. Learn why theya re necessary and what you can expect step-by-step.
Recovery after a cesarean birth is different than vaginal birth recovery. Although the cesarean may have been necessary, it still is major abdominal surgery. You will need to limit your activities and follow your providers instructions fully. The recovery process after a cesarean usually takes 4-6 weeks and for some much longer.
During labor and delivery, many factors influence the health of both the mother and the baby. The support from a doula has been shown to have significant effects on improving mother and baby health.
The Use of TENS in Labor