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The Actually Useful, Very Sensible and Practical Guide to Make Birth Easier Part 1 - Introduction

Introduction –

An extract of this was published as a guest post on admissionsofaworkingmother.com April 2016 titled Make Birth Easier.

Make Birth Easier? Really?

Some people believe there’s not much you can really ‘do’ to make birth easier, shorter or safer. 4,190 more words


Sex After Cesarean Operation

Your body needs time to heal after cesarean section. You need at least 10 weeks of rest before you can resume sexual activities. Cervix needs time to close any tears and repaired cuts to heal, and for the post-delivery bleeding to stop. 546 more words

Creative Thinking

And then came baby

As a big believer in Murphy’s Law, I knew all along that I shouldn’t have bothered writing a birth plan. But it’s what you’re supposed to do, according to the prenatal classes…and with Andrew egging me on too, I finally caved and banged out a simple bullet list. 1,504 more words

C-section Awareness Month my ass

Did you know that April is Cesarean Awareness Month? Neither did I. It seems like there’s a special month, week or day for everything. April 11 was National Pet Day and social media was flooded with photos of our furry friends. 650 more words


It is typical of people , especially Nigerians to say, “na wa o. Why did she have a Cesarean Section? Can’t she push her baby like other women do?” I used to think every woman was meant to have a vaginal delivery until I started having children and shared bed spaces with other women in the maternal ward. 798 more words


Signed Off: Unconsented-To Cesarean Section, A Quarter Century After A.C.

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series. Visit this page for more information.

By Deborah Fisch, JD

The Texas case… 1,649 more words


Too precious to push — shame, fear and the spike in C-sections: 'It’s not safer, but it’s believed to be safer'

Frozen from her rib cage to her toes, the 35-year-old woman felt a fleeting, uncomfortable sensation during her second caesarean delivery last year. Then the anesthesiologist adjusted the medication and 25 minutes after surgery began, her son was born. 1,485 more words