After a C-section - in the hospitalCesarean section - in the hospital; Postpartum - cesarean
Most women will remain in the hospital for 2 to 3 days after a cesarean birth (C-section). Take advantage of the time to bond with your new baby, get some rest, and receive some help with breastfeeding and caring for your baby.
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