Abdominal incisions used during C-sectionsBy Mayo Clinic staff
Original Article: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/medical/IM03561
Abdominal incisions used during C-sections
A C-section includes an abdominal incision and a uterine incision. The abdominal incision is made first. It's either a vertical incision between your navel and pubic hair (left) or, more commonly, a horizontal incision lower on your abdomen (right).