I agree with you. Although the actual c-sec was not painful it scared the crap out of me, but immediately after was great. They quickly checked DS over then DH cut the cord and got to hold him while I was stitched up. Then I was wheeled to the next room - recovery with DH and DS and was given skin to skin and breastfed when DS was ready. DS was with me from then on through the night. Late the next day when I could walk DH and I took DS for his first bath. I would have loved a natural birth but I was really happy with how the c-sec went. Still undecided if i will be VBAC or c-sec next time!