It’s strange how no breeze ever reminded me of my c-section.
In our culture, somehow, stories of birth are not celebrated. The consequences are dire.
I had an unconsented c-section. Yep, I had a doula, too. She didn’t prevent it.
In reality, if your OB wants to c-section you, they will. No amount of preparation can prevent the power differential in today’s hospitals.
Just stop saying “At least you have a healthy baby.” You might as well tell me my body served its purpose as a vessel and we’re not in The Handmaid’s Tale.
It’s your right to say who touches your body and when, all the time. Even if it’s medical staff. Even if you signed their papers.
First, we talked about 16 reasons c-sections are a big deal. Here are ten more reasons that OBs should work to decrease the 1 in 3 statistic. Because of these
Every birth is once-in-a-lifetime.
Looks triggering to me.