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Elective Cesarean Section (C-section): Yarmouth Regional Hospital

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Women and Children's Health Unit, Yarmouth Regional Hospital

This pamphlet tells you what to expect if you are going to have a baby by elective (by choice) cesarean birth (sometimes called a “c-section”) including why you may choose a c-section, important information before your surgery, as well as types of anesthesia and what to expect after your baby is born.

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