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Caesarean Section is a surgical procedure that is performed to deliver a baby. It is usually recommended when a vaginal birth would put the health of the mother or the baby at risk. The procedure involves making an incision in the mother's abdomen and uterus to safely deliver the baby. At Meitra, we are here to support you through the entire process, from pre-operative planning to post-operative recovery. Our team of experienced obstetricians, gynaecologists, anaesthesiologists, and nurses work together to provide the best care possible. Our facility is equipped with the latest medical technology and equipment to ensure that our patients receive the best possible care.
Our goal is to make the delivery process as comfortable and stress-free as possible. We offer a range of pain management options, to help mothers feel more comfortable during the procedure. We also understand the importance of family bonding, and we offer a range of options for skin-to-skin contact, breastfeeding, and rooming-in with the baby after the delivery.
We understand that every birth is unique, and we strive to provide safe and comfortable care to both mothers and their babies.
Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department | Dr. Aruna Menon speaks about Women and Newborn Health
Frequently Asked Questions:
Is a C-section painful?
The mother may experience some pain and discomfort after the C-section. However, pain management options, such as medications and epidural anesthesia, are available to alleviate the pain.
What is the recovery time for a C-section?
Recovery time for a C-section is typically longer than that of vaginal delivery. The mother will need to stay in the hospital for a few days after the procedure and should avoid strenuous physical activity for several weeks. Full recovery may take up to 6 weeks.
When is a C-section necessary?
A C-section is necessary when vaginal birth is not possible or safe for the mother or the baby. This could be due to various reasons, such as complications during pregnancy, a medical condition that affects the mother or the baby, or if the baby is in an abnormal position.