A C-section is major surgery. You will need to give yourself several weeks to rest and heal. Learn what to expect from a women’s health expert.
The latest trend in “natural” birthing involves wiping a mother’s vaginal fluid on a baby born by C-section, hoping to expose him to beneficial bacteria that could help build his immune system. But OB-GYNs say vaginal seeding could potentially transfer viral infections to a baby.
Going through labor and having a vaginal delivery can be a long process for the mother. But C-sections come with risks for the mother and the baby. Find out when C-sections should be considered.