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Caesarean Delivery (C-section) in Gurgaon

Cesarean delivery is employed to safely deliver a baby when a normal delivery is not feasible. It can be scheduled in advance or performed in an emergency. However, recovery from a C-section typically takes longer than a vaginal birth.

Miracles Healthcare offers top-notch maternity services for both the child and the mother to make the journey into parenthood easier. Our dedicated staff is committed to providing excellent care throughout the entire journey, starting from preconception to pregnancy, during childbirth, and even during post-natal follow-ups.

The hospital has on-board the country’s best obstetricians and gynecologists who provide excellent consultation and medical care. They have extensive experience in performing both normal and cesarean deliveries. Our team understands the complications of different pregnancies and provides tailored treatments that align with each patient's unique needs and health condition. Our hospital is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and advanced medical equipment necessary for conducting deliveries. This includes modern operation theaters, sophisticated birthing suites, fetal monitoring systems, and Level III neonatal intensive care units (NICU) to handle any potential complications. we also have the best diagnostics, intensive care units, and pharmacy, as well as 24×7 emergency and ambulance services, for meeting all your health needs instantly.

Overview

A cesarean delivery, commonly referred to as a C-section, is the surgical delivery of a baby by making an incision in the mother's abdomen and uterus.

C-section, although generally considered less safe for mothers and babies than normal delivery, becomes necessary in certain instances due to health complications or other factors. In critical situations during childbirth, a C-section can be a life-saving intervention.

Why is C-Section Required?

A C-section is typically required in the following situations:

  • Labor isn't progressing normally
  • Fetal distress
  • Placenta-related issues
  • Prolapsed umbilical cord
  • Multiple pregnancies
  • Previous C-section
  • The baby is in an unusual position
  • Maternal health conditions

How is Cesarean Delivery Done?

The C-section delivery process typically involves the following steps:

1. Preparation: Before the surgery, the patient’s abdomen is cleaned completely, and intravenous (IV) fluids are administered through the arm. A catheter is inserted to keep the bladder clean during the surgery.

2. Anesthesia There are different types of anesthesia used for C-sections, including regional anesthesia such as spinal anesthesia or epidural anesthesia. These methods numb the lower part of the body while allowing the mother to remain awake during the procedure. In some cases, general anesthesia may be administered, which induces unconsciousness.

3. Incision: Once the anesthesia takes effect, the surgeon makes an incision in the lower abdomen, usually horizontally along the bikini line. The incision may vary depending on the specific circumstances.

4. Access to the uterus: Another incision, called a uterine incision, is made to access the baby.

5. Delivery of the baby: The surgeon gently delivers the baby through the incisions made in the uterus.

6. Placenta removal and closing incisions: After the baby is safely delivered, the placenta is removed from the uterus. The surgeon then closes the incisions made in the uterus and abdomen using sutures or staples. Following the surgery, the mother is transferred to a recovery area where she is closely monitored.

How to prepare for yourself for Cesarean Delivery?

Here are some things you can do in consult with your doctor to prepare yourself for a Caesarean Delivery:

  • Talk to your doctor about your expectations.
  • Take a shower with an antiseptic soap to reduce the risk of infection.
  • Don’t eat anything after midnight the night before your caesarean (c section) delivery.
  • Don’t shave your pubic hair within at least 24 hours.
  • Stay calm and relaxed.
  • Reach the hospital early on the day of your caesarean delivery.
  • Pack ccomfortable clothes, toiletries, baby’s diaper and baby’s clothes.

Who is the right candidate for cesarean delivery?

  • Female with health issues, such as high blood pressure, diabetes and/or heart disease etc. are more likely to need a c-section delivery.
  • When the placenta separates from the uterine wall before the birth of baby.
  • When female is pregnant with twins, triplets.
  • When the position of baby is feet first instead of head first.
  • When cervix opening is covered by the placenta.
  • When heart rate or oxygen level of baby are abnormal.

What to expect after cesarean delivery?

Pain medications will be provided to manage post-operative pain. The doctor will provide guidance on the appropriate sitting posture and holding techniques for breastfeeding the baby. The mother will be encouraged to start walking, usually within the first 24 hours after the surgery to prevent blood clots and constipation.

During your C-section recovery, it is advisable to:

  • Refrain from lifting heavy objects.
  • Abstain from engaging in sexual intercourse for a minimum of 6 weeks.
  • Diligently adhere to your doctor's recommendations.
  • Take the pain relief medications prescribed to you.

What factors affect the Cost of Cesarean delivery?

There are a multitude of factors that can affect the final cost of C-section birth. This includes location, the hospital chosen for the delivery, available facilities, room category, patient’s health condition, required lab tests, duration of stay, post-delivery care for mother and baby, and additional services or procedures.

What are the risks associated with cesarean delivery?

C-section carries certain risks, which may include:

  • Infection
  • Blood loss
  • Blood clots, damage to nearby organs, or adverse reactions to anesthesia
  • Longer recovery time
  • Respiratory issues for the baby
  • Increased risk in future pregnancies
What care should be taken after cesarean delivery?
  • Take proper rest
  • Take care of your incision
  • Take your medications
  • Move around slowly
  • Take healthy diet
The best hospital for cesarean delivery in Gurgaon

If you are searching for the best maternity hospital for cesarean delivery in Gurgaon, look no further than Miracles Apollo Cradle, Gurgaon. Our commitment to excellence and the well-being of mothers and babies sets us apart as the ultimate choice for this special journey.

Your health and safety are our top priorities. Our skilled and experienced team of obstetricians and surgeons specializes in cesarean section procedures, ensuring you receive the highest standard of care.

We also offer comprehensive cesarean delivery package designed to make your birthing journey smooth and stress-free. Explore our exclusive delivery packages and embark on a memorable birthing experience that exceeds your expectations.

Cesarean delivery is employed to safely deliver a baby when a normal delivery is not feasible. It can be scheduled in advance or performed in an emergency. However, recovery from a C-section typically takes longer than a vaginal birth.

FAQs

While vaginal births are generally preferred, there are situations where a C-section is the safest option. For example, if your baby is in a breech position or you have placenta previa, a C-section is recommended. However, it's important to note that C-sections carry both risks and benefits, and these should be discussed with your doctor during pregnancy.

On average, a C-section procedure takes around 45 minutes from start to finish.In certain emergency cases, the delivery may happen much more quickly, with the baby being delivered within as little as 15 minutes.

During a C-section delivery, you won't experience any pain as you will be under anesthesia. However, it's normal to feel some discomfort during the recovery period.

After a C-section, the usual hospital stay is around 2 to 3 days. However, the length of the stay can vary depending on individual circumstances and potential complications.

During the recovery period following a C-section, you can anticipate the following:
  • Mild cramping, especially if you are breastfeeding.
  • Bleeding or discharge lasting approximately 4-6 weeks.
  • Occasional bleeding accompanied by clots and cramps.
  • Discomfort or pain at the incision site.

Yes, it is possible to have a vaginal birth after a previous C-section. However, the decision to attempt a vaginal birth after a cesarean (VBAC) depends on various factors. This includes the reason for the previous C-section, the type of uterine incision, any existing medical conditions or complications, and the individual's preference. It is recommended to have a thorough discussion with your doctor to determine the best course of action.

 

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