Caution -- this page links to graphic textbook photos of cesarean surgery

Full-size textbook photo of Cesarean surgery 
-- 28 step by step

click links one by one to move consecutively thru
 the series

Manual removal
of the placenta &

Suturing first layer
of the  uterus


Suturing of abdominal
layer & skin

Extraction of breech baby and forceps delivery of
after-coming head

Summary of Consequences
 and Complications

 As you will see from these many photos, Cesarean surgery is not "simple" from
the standpoint of opportunities for mistake or complications to occur.