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Welcome to the Caesarean Section Resource page. Here you will find information on the procedure. This page is for informational use only and should in no way replace the advice or direction by your physician.

UPMC Materials

UPMC Patient Education: Pregnancy and Childbirth fact sheets

Watch a Video of a Caesarean Section

The information provided here is intended to offer a general idea of what to expect when you undergo a particular procedure. Some details have been intentionally omitted to make the animation more accessible.
Specific details, including length of the procedure, duration of the hospital stay, and the surgical techniques used can vary based on the severity of your condition, your doctor's experience, the hospital's protocol, and other factors.
Be sure to thoroughly discuss the details of your procedure with your doctor beforehand.

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