Reasons for needing an unplanned caesarean section

Reasons for needing an unplanned caesarean section

You may need an unplanned caesarean section because:

  • there is concern about your health or your baby's health

  • your labour is not progressing

  • you have vaginal bleeding during pregnancy or labour

  • you go into labour before the date of your planned caesarean section.

In some situations your baby may need to be delivered as quickly as possible.

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