Social Surgery: A Gallery of Live-Tweeted Operations

Tweeting a C-Section

Tweeting a c-section

(Image credit: Memorial Hermann)

As Anne Gonzalez and her team conduct a c-section, Dr. Sherri Levin takes questions on Twitter.

It's a Boy!

Baby boy born by c-section

(Image credit: Memorial Hermann)

The baby boy born by c-section on Feb. 20, 2013 during a live "Twittercast" by Memorial Hermann hospital in Houston.

Stephanie Pappas
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Stephanie Pappas is a contributing writer for Live Science, covering topics ranging from geoscience to archaeology to the human brain and behavior. She was previously a senior writer for Live Science but is now a freelancer based in Denver, Colorado, and regularly contributes to Scientific American and The Monitor, the monthly magazine of the American Psychological Association. Stephanie received a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of South Carolina and a graduate certificate in science communication from the University of California, Santa Cruz.