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I think about the worst things I went through after my c-section: The intense physical pain for weeks -much worse than unmedicated back labor- not being able to hold and comfort my child, feeling like I didn't really give birth, not feeling like my baby was really mine, knowing my liver was overloaded with drugs... Continue Reading →
Why is having a c-section a big deal? This is an idea that makes me a little crazy - a largely accepted cultural perception that c-sections just aren't that big of a deal. The myth is mostly propagated by OBs - those who make money off of csections and don't have to deal with the... Continue Reading →
I am the survivor of an unnecessary c-section. Ten years ago, reading something like that would sound overly dramatic. A cesarean? No big deal, right? But as anyone who has had an unplanned, emergency c-section can tell you (and even some mamas who had time to mentally, socially and physically prep their post-partum environment) they... Continue Reading →