If you think you might have a c-section birth, take a listen to this episode. I’m sharing (at least) five things you should know about having a c-section.
Episode 44 | May 26, 2020
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Often, pregnancy and birth don’t go as planned, and many women find themselves having a c-section for a variety of reasons. In fact, the global c-section rate is a whopping 21% according to an NPR article. That’s pretty alarming to me, to be honest.
After the birth of my breech baby via c-section, I quickly realized just how much I didn’t know about this procedure. I’m sharing that crucial information and some helpful tips with you on this episode of You Time.
The global rate of c-sections | 3:46
You’re fully awake…usually | 5:04
Sex can still hurt | 8:02
Bleeding happens| 10:31
Why your milk might be delayed | 13:01
Get a move on it, sister | 15:15
Catheter talk…you need to know! | 17:27
You’ve got this, mama! | 19:37
Here are some additional resources and things to know about c-sections:
- General information about the global c-section rate
- Supportive breastfeeding tips for cesarean moms
- Information on pain during sex post-c-section and the best organic and all-natural lubricant I’ve found
Make sure to check out the c-section recovery kit ideas plus recovery tips that I put together. I hope you find it helpful in preparing for and recovering from your c-section.
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