This means that the birth will take place in an operating room. In general, guests are not allowed to attend a surgery, but with the birth component, there is an added twist. The basic answer is that whether or not you can have someone with you during a c-section will be up to the hospital policy.
Moreover, can you choose to have a cesarean section?
A woman may choose to have a C-section if she wants to plan when she delivers or if she previously had a complicated vaginal delivery. Although C-sections are generally considered safe and, in some situations life saving, they carry additional risks compared with a vaginal birth.
How much does it cost to have a caesarean?
You should make sure you are well-prepared financially for this part of pregnancy, especially if you don't have health insurance. The costs of childbirth can be steep. The charge for an uncomplicated cesarean section was about $15,800 in 2008. An uncomplicated vaginal birth cost about $9,600, government data show.