When there is an inability for the baby to be delivered healthily through the vaginal canal, an abdominal delivery or cesarean section may be performed.
This involves making a cut in the abdomen to deliver the baby through the abdomen.
By Andrea Rodrigo B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Blanca Paraíso M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Óscar Oviedo Moreno M.D. (gynecologist) and Cristina Algarra Goosman B.Sc., M.Sc. (psychologist).
Last Update: 01/24/2022