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Caesarean birth. Newborn baby boy rests on its mother's abdomen while a surgeon attends to the incision through which it was born. Caesarean section births are usually performed when it is impossible or dangerous to deliver the baby vaginally. The baby is delivered through an incision in the walls of the mother's abdomen and uterus (womb).
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