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caesarean section:

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, delivery of an infant by surgical removal from the uterus through an abdominal incision. The operation is of ancient origin: indeed, the name derives from the legend that Julius Caesar was born in this fashion. Until advancements in the late 19th cent.
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Caesarean section

surgical incision through the abdominal and uterine walls in order to deliver a baby
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However new research carried out in Sheffield has found that emergency caesareans are not linked with anxieties about childbirth.
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The hearing, in Manchester, was told that Dr McCabe had failed to take advice from a colleague that a mum-to-be, known as Mrs C, needed an emergency caesarean section.
The fall sends her into early labour and she's rushed to hospital for an emergency Caesarean.
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