When I had my c-section 2 years ago, I barely had any information about the procedure before I had it done. I asked for a pamphlet on the procedure at my doctor's office, but they didn't have anything. It's kinda strange -- when I had my wisdom teeth out, I had to watch a long, detailed video at my doctor's office beforehand & knew more than I wanted to about the procedure before I had it done. I thought -- amazing! I knew much more about getting my wisdom teeth out than about getting another human being out of my stomach!
So I looked on the web and found some more information, but I still had questions. The best information I received was from my girlfriends that had had c-sections. They told me what they went through and I learned things I didn't know from my doctor or the places I searched. I was happy to "pay it forward" that when a friend of mine, who was getting a c-section, called me in a panic a week before her date. I was happy that I was able to make her feel better by honestly answering her questions.
So, if you are having a c-section soon and have questions for me about my experience, please ask me. I know not everyone knows someone who has had this done & having this kind of information can really make a difference.
Also, I found a good page on our site that explains the procedure: http://www.empowher.com/media/reference/cesarean-birth
I look forward to hearing from you!
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