A Caesarean, or C section, occurs when a baby is delivered through an incision in the abdomen rather than through the vagina. A C-section may be planned if a problem birth is suspected or may be used in an emergency. As with all major surgery, there are risks involved with having a Caesarean section.

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After years of trying to get pregnant, doctors told Kelsi Pierce it would be near impossible for her to conceive a child. However, Kelsi got the surprise of her life when her mom volunteered to be her surrogate — and she found out she, too, was pregnant!