Tag: c-section

Healing Emotional Birth Trauma From A Cesarean Section 

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Some women plan their births like a wedding, imaging the beautiful, spiritual experience years before conception. Like any experience with high expectations, we may...

Confronting My High Risk Pregnancy with a Tube of Toothpaste

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My second pregnancy was high risk but it took me more than a year to confront and internalize that rather basic fact. I acquired...

Healing Scar: the surprising empowerment of a c-section

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I’ve always defined the word “scar” as the visible mark left by a wound or injury.  But the dictionary defines it as “the mark...

This House is Clear: The Healing Process of my Second C-Section

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Okay, so, never in a million years did I ever think that I would be writing that having a second C-section would be a...

Why ICAN and Why I Know You Can, Too

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April is host to numerous important awareness campaigns- autism, cancer control, child abuse prevention, and frogs to name a few.  It is also National...

Journey To Motherhood: A Surgical Birth, Part 2: Being Heard

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When I became pregnant with my second baby, I knew from the start that I wanted a VBAC (Vaginal Birth after Cesarian).  After much...

Journey to Motherhood: A Surgical Birth-When the Plan Goes Astray

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By now, you may have read about some of the struggles and challenges other women have faced getting and staying pregnant. My husband and I...