Caesarean birth

Most Caesarean births are straightforward and the majority of women have no problems at all.

However, there is a small risk of complications. The degree of risk can vary depending on the reason for your Caesarean and your own circumstances. The below booklet will help you to understand the operation and the care that you and your baby will receive.

A Caesarean section is also an operation that may cause a significant amount of pain afterwards. It is important to have good pain relief after your Caesarean section to enable you to get back to normal as soon as possible.