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My experiences in the O.R. - as a mother & as a doula

Having a cesarean birth is too common in this country, about 1 in 3 births are surgical. I’ve blogged about my births before, mainly my vbacs. 638 more words


Welcome to Our Life, Baby Anka

9 months 3 weeks and 4 days after my wedding, the baby boy we have been waiting for is finally here :)

Welcome to our life… 435 more words

Things I Need To Say


I remember putting the hospital gown on. I remember kissing my husband goodbye as he stood beside the rocking chair in Pre-op. I remember being walked into the O.R. 822 more words

Mom-day Interview ~ Cesarean Birth

To kick off my Mom-day interview series I turned to a dear friend of mine who I knew would be candid and real with ya’ll. Boy did she prove me right! 825 more words

Tips for Cesarean recovery

I recently had a planned Cesarean, everything went well apart from the fact that i couldn’t stop throwing up afterwards blerg! I was sealed with dermabond which is standard in the UK but i know in some countries women are sealed with staples so their recovery may be a little different. 407 more words


Shoe Box Coffin

Part of the Brick Dust Series

Hospital runway to Intensive. Remember the strip flourescent bounced off the squeaky vinyl floor so hard it was like walking in a fairground illusion tunnel of lamps and mirrors; wondered if all them stories about going into the light was just being wheeled along this long, long hall to the buzz-beep heartbeat monitor of a quieter room. 568 more words


What to do if your hospital denies your right to VBAC

My Hospital Is Not Allowing VBAC

My hospital is currently not allowing VBAC and forcing me to have a cesarean. What are my options?

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