About Caesarean Section

Naturally or by caesarean section: Not always the expectant Mama’s choice. Must be operated, the pregnant women has many questions to the caesarean section itself and the process before and after the surgery.

About one in three children in Germany is born by caesarean section. The operation has become the routine operation and relatively low risk. Although most women prefer natural birth, more and more for a scheduled C-section – decide he is absolutely necessary.

A cesarean delivery becomes necessary?

There are many reasons why doctors advise a caesarean section. Developmental disorders of the baby or a shifting may be one reason that surgery is planned from the outset. Also an underlying disease of the mother as well as a narrow basin or a multiple pregnancy in favour of a planned C-section.

Unplanned Caesarean sections are similar from the drain. You will be made, if complications occur at birth and mother and child are at risk. However, they are connected with greater risks.

The risks of Caesarian section

Although the caesarean section of its expiration and the treatment is made quite easy, it can experience complications. As after each operation may occur in hindsight to bleeding, wound infection, thrombosis, or adhesions of the scar. Babies who are born by caesarean section, more often have respiratory problems because they have swallowed amniotic fluid.

What you also may remember: after the surgery, the mother is physically severely impacted the first days. The abdominal wound can be bad, has pain and is not able to provide the child alone. Therefore, she must remain in hospital for up to six days if there are no complications.

Planned caesarean section: this is the end

It is clear that a caesarean is made, discusses the doctor the OP in the run-up to the trace with the expectant parents. There are various surgical techniques, the process is very similar.

In preparation for the surgery, a bladder is placed and the pubic hair shaved. Since general anesthesia is given only in exceptional cases, a privacy screen is attached before the belly in the operating room for the expectant MOM gets as little as possible. Stunned is a spinal block or an epidural with a local anesthesia, either. Thus, she feel no pain, but overhears on the abdominal pressure and train movements.

Looks stunning, the baby usually with the Misgav Ladach is brought proceedings. In other words, a 12 to 15 cm long incision is used in the Bikini zone in the lower abdomen and skin including split layer by layer by stretching, until you reach the uterus.The baby is carefully lifted out of the womb, the umbilical cord is cut and then it can be even to his mother on the arm.

The caesarean section ends with this typical sequence: the doctor removes the placenta and closes both the uterus and abdominal wall. Overall, the caesarean section takes about an hour.

The caesarean section is not planned, but is due to complications at birth, the process is slightly different the OP. Usually, a general anesthetic is given because it acts faster. Can often cause injury of adjacent organs for example by bladder or bowel.

Caesarean section: Can the father at the end of part have the OP?

For a natural birth, it is a matter of course that the expectant dad with this can work as long as he wants. But how does this look for a caesarean section? He interferes with the process or can he be there?

The C-section is planned, the participation of the father is not a problem. He is equipped with Scrubs and may at the headboard behind the screens, to there to keep the expectant MOM hand.

Should an emergency caesarean section be made however, he is not allowed in the operating room. Here it is on every minute. Moreover, the situation would be too stressful for him.

After the caesarean section: The typical process after surgery

The operation is one thing, after the caesarean section, it continues still. Combinatorial foresees that the new MOM right after the surgery for a few hours comes to the observation in the delivery room. Here she can hold just the arm baby breastfeeding or’s. ‘S fine, she can then on the normal week station.

Through the incision in the lower abdomen, she usually greater pain and can move little in the first few days after birth. It is so common that the new mother remains in hospital for up to six days. ‘S very fine, she can be dismissed but also from the third day. The midwife checked the wound healing of the seam.