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My Birthdate is actually my removal date

“How many C-sections are too many?” This headline has been gaining more and more traction in the mainstream media and within the baby blogosphere. Newspapers seem to focus on the medical pros and cons of having a C-section, while the baby blogs tend more towards emotional accounts and horror stories of labors that ended in unintentional surgical deliveries. 688 more words

Reproductive Medicine

Birth, Baby and Me

Happy New Year! It’s certainly a happy start for me as I have the most beautiful and perfect baby girl I could ever wish for! The last post I wrote was a while ago and I remember writing about the struggles of the third trimester of my pregnancy. 309 more words


Breastfeeding is a B*tch!

“It’s beautiful.”

“It’s natural.”

“Of course you’ll breastfeed.”

“Breast is best.”

“You never HAVE to use formula.”

“If you just keep trying, the two of you will work it out.” 801 more words


Five Things Every Mommy Needs to Keep in Mind when Recovering from a Cesarean Section

Cesarean sections are the most commonly performed abdominal surgery in the United States. Approximately 30% of all deliveries are cesarean sections. A majority of cesarean sections are performed due to complications of the labor process. 790 more words


Chapter 1 - Why couldn't I be the healthy one?

My cousin Dennis has often been a friend in time of need, knowing just when to show up. He came over the morning after my father’s funeral and we sat around a table with my mother, reliving bygone days with the help of her old photographs. 699 more words


Last day of being pregnant

To say I’m overwhelmed would be an understatement. I still can’t believe we’re less than 24 hours away from meeting our new baby. Even though this is our third baby, this time is so much different. 326 more words

Everything I Know About Pregnancy and Childbirth

When I gave birth to Judah, my second born, I had Bilateral Tubal Ligation along with the Cesarean Section. Which means I already graduated from pregnancy and childbirth. 1,326 more words