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Cesarean Section - Who to See

A cesarean section can be done by a doctor who has specialized training, such as:

If your pregnancy care provider doesn't perform cesareans and foresees a possible need for a cesarean, you will be referred to a cesarean-trained doctor ahead of time. Your family medicine doctor, certified nurse-midwife, or certified professional midwife can assist with the surgery and provide your follow-up care.

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Last Updated: February 23, 2012
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