Caesarian Section delivery
A C-section allows the fetus to be delivered surgically. You may be able to plan and schedule your Cesarean. Or, you may have it done because of difficulties experienced during labor. Our surgical personnel has the experience and expertise to carry out procedures to deal with the simplest to the most complex procedures.
Info for Patients
Several conditions make a Cesarean delivery more likely. These include:
•Abnormal fetal heart rate.
• Abnormal position of the fetus during birth.
• Problems with labor progression
• Size of the fetus.
• Placenta problems.
• Certain conditions in the mother, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, etc
What to expect the on day of your C-section
On the day of surgery, you will meet with the medical team involved in your procedure. This will include your Gyni/obs surgeon, the anesthesiologist/anesthetist, the scrub nurse, and the midwife nurse.
• You will be assessed by an anesthetic specialist
• You will change into a hospital gown.
• You will receive an ID bracelet.
• An intravenous catheter (IV) will be inserted in your forearm or other location for anesthetics and other medicines.
• You will be transported to the operating room.
What to expect in our operation room
•The operating table in the center of the room can be raised, lowered, and tilted in any direction.
• The operating room lamps allow for Maximum illumination without shadows during surgery.
• A ventilator or breathing machine stands by the head of the operating table.
• Sterile instruments to be used during surgery are arranged on a stainless steel table.
• An overhead heater to keep warm your newborn baby.
• You will be connected to monitors that keep track of your vital signs. These include your heart rate and blood pressure as well as cardiac activity. The anesthesiologist/ anesthetist will continuously watch your heart rate, blood pressure, breathing, and blood oxygen level during the procedure.
Next to the operation theatre, we have our recovery room for post-operative patients so they can recover from anesthesia. In the recovery room, nurses will watch your blood pressure, breathing, pulse, bleeding, and the firmness of your uterus. You will be with your baby while you are in the recovery area