Stages of Life > Pregnancy and Postpartum Life

How to Support Someone Who's Had a C-Section

Here are some ideas about what new parents actually want to receive during their recovery.
A woman with her stomach exposed, places her hand below a c-section scar and a large C covers the left side of the image.
Illustration by Tré Carden

Related Articles

Seven women share their journeys through recovery and looking past birth expectations.
While booking a birth has become increasingly trendy, cesarean section is not without danger.
You're eager to see the new baby but remember to respect the parents' wishes.
Socially marginalized women leave the hospital earlier after a cesarean birth, a study reports.