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Healing the Emotional Scars From Your C-Section

Note: It is exciting that my first blog post will be about something I feel super passionate about these days. In honor of cesarean awareness month I have decided to share a bit about my birth experience. 1,304 more words

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Cesarean Resources for Doulas

To round out The DONA Doula Chronicle’s posts for Cesarean Awareness Month, we have compiled a list of resources for doulas and our clients about cesareans, doula support for these births and, since many cesareans are repeat cesareans, resources on vaginal birth after cesarean. 580 more words

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You Get a C-Section! You Get a C-Section! Everyone Gets a C-Section!

I get this question frequently (with judge-y eyes): Why did I get a C-Section? Because I could schedule it between yoga and a pedicure, of course. 273 more words

Your wife will ask for help with the birth plan.

I’m assuming you’re significant other has conceived, or at least don’t expect having any problems doing so. The mechanics are fairly well understood and I don’t have anything to add to it at this juncture. 901 more words


The 8 Cesarean Process

In conjunction with the cesarean month awareness, i would also like to share my experience lying on the icy cold table.

I was at my 40th week when i had a ‘watery show’ which my water bag decides to burst just right before i get off from my bed on my last day of work. 1,222 more words

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She Knew She Could, So She Did…..

Having children was always something my husband and I had looked forward to. We would often imagine what our future family would be like. 4,514 more words


Seeding and Feeding a Baby's Microbiome

What is the microbiome?

The collection of bacteria, viruses, fungi, and other organisms that live in and on the body. We have about 10 trillion human cells in our bodies, and about 100 trillion microbes. 1,622 more words