Why a Cesarean?

C-sections have become the most common major surgical procedure among U.S. women of reproductive age.

C-sections are typically performed because of:

repeat Cesarean

failure to progress

twins and triplets

high-risk pregnancy from diabetes or hypertension

breech presentation

fetal distress

placenta previa

Read more:

  • C-Sections: Too Quick to Cut?
  • How Can I Avoid a Cesarean?

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