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What's The Deal With Cesareans

April is Cesarean Awareness month, so I figured now would be a good time to do a post about cesareans. Now before I begin I would like to say I have absolutely nothing against cesareans, in fact I believe they can save lives for both mom and baby when necessary. 778 more words


5 Things You Need To Know About Healing From A Cesarean Birth

Cesarean birth, surgical birth, and c-section are all ways to describe childbirth via surgery.

After I went through my cesarean birth experience, I realized how little to no information is given to new parents about healing from birth surgery. 488 more words


Getting a C-Section, Prologue: #CesareanAwarenessMonth

I woke up last Thursday morning to an Instagram direct message from my mom: an illustration of a woman cradling a newborn and sporting a slightly crescent-shaped scar across her lower belly. 532 more words


Love After Cesarean

If there is anything¬†harder to deal with¬†than going through a cesarean birth, it’ll have to be the physical and emotional pain that you have to endure afterwards. 732 more words

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Isabella's Birth Story | My C-Section under General Anesthesia

Isabella (my fifth baby) is ten and a half weeks old and I have finally finished writing her birth story. I think it took me this long because it didn’t go how I’d hoped it would and there were parts that I still find unsettling. 3,105 more words


Hospital Bag - All the Essentials

As a first time mom, you get bombarded with information. Some you ask for, most you don’t, but if you’re anything like me (which you probably are if you’re reading this!), then you spend hours soaking it all in. 1,907 more words


Back to Birth Work, Part II

This is part two of a three-part series examining an ongoing doula-client relationship and the individual births involved. Please see “Back to Birth Work… 1,736 more words

Birth Work