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To do a cesarean section, the doctor makes an incision. Usually it is a horizontal incision, made low across the belly, just above the pubic hair line. This may be called a "bikini cut." Sometimes the incision is vertical, from the navel down to the pubic area.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerDeborah A. Penava, BA, MD, FRCSC, MPH - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Current as ofMay 30, 2016
Current as of:
May 30, 2016
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Deborah A. Penava, BA, MD, FRCSC, MPH - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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