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Is it true that some of my organs will be moved outside my body during a c-section?

Is it true that some of my organs will be moved outside my body during a c-section?


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Your uterus might. But as for other organs, probably not. That said, every surgeon performs a c-section slightly differently, and every delivery is unique.

In most c-sections, the patient's bladder and intestines are just moved aside – still within the abdominal cavity – so the surgeon can better see and reach the uterus.

In rare cases, the intestines may need to be temporarily lifted out of the patient's body if they were harmed during the surgery and need attention.

The uterus, on the other hand, is commonly brought at least partway outside the body after a c-section. "This allows the surgeon to better see the incision that was made in the uterus and ensure that it's repaired properly," says Catherine Hansen, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston.

The fallopian tubes are attached to the uterus, so if the upper uterus is brought outside the body, they are too. Some women who have scheduled c-sections opt to have their tubes tied right after their baby is born.

 

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