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Explanation: Also called C-section in USA.
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Cesarean Section or C Section
Explanation: At least 22 percent of American women give birth by cesarean delivery, or c-section, these days, though the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists ... Also see WEB page suggested below.
Explanation: Caesarean Childbirth
With this type of birth, surgery is performed to remove the baby from the mother's womb. An incision is made through the abdominal wall and the uterus (womb) so that the baby can be born. (In births other than Caesarean, the baby moves through the vaginal canal until he emerges for birth.) In the United States, 20 to 30 percent of all babies are born by Caesarean section. You may have heard it called a "C-section." Among other conditions that might make a Caesarean birth necessary are these: the mother's pelvic opening may be too small for the baby to pass through, or the mother's or baby's health may be in danger