Our C-Section (Cesarean Birth) Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of C-Section (Cesarean Birth)
Cesarean section:See C-section.
- Cervix, incompetent
Cervix, incompetent: A cervix that has an abnormal tendency to dilate and so may not be able to keep a fetus from being spontaneously aborted (miscarried).
- Cesarean section, lower segment
Cesarean section, lower segment: A Cesarean section in which the surgical incision is made in the lower segment of the uterus. Abbreviated LSCS.
- Cesarean section, vaginal birth after
Cesarean section, vaginal birth after: It was once the rule that after a C-section, the next delivery also had to be by C-section. Now vaginal delivery after Cesarean section (VBAC) is frequently feasible.
- Cesarian section
The obstetrical procedure is often spelled this way in the U.S. with just an “e” although the Roman emperor remains Caesar in America with an “ae”. Also referred to as a C-section. No matter what, it is a procedure in which a baby, rather than being born vaginally, is surgically extracted (removed) from the uterus. […]
- Cesarian section, lower segment (LSCS)
Cesarian section, lower segment (LSCS): A Cesarian section in which the surgical incision (cut) is made in the lower segment of the uterus.