To do a cesarean section, the doctor makes an incision. Usually it is a horizontal incision, made low across the belly, just above the pubic hair line. This may be called a "bikini cut." Sometimes the incision is vertical, from the navel down to the pubic area.
Current as of: October 8, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Medical Review:Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine