I had a purely elective c section, and by that I mean I chose to have it at the start of my pregnancy, as I am doing with this one too.
To me, a natural birth isnt natural....it is disgusting and horrid and icky. Pushing a baby out of my vagina would bring back memories of my father and it would most likely make me vomit. I will fight for my c section, I will have it no other way.
I get tired of the too posh to push comments, especially from women who think they're oh so frickin spesh because they pushed a baby or 2 out of them. Yeah, you want a gold star? I dont get included in the 'baby/birth' stories when I go out with the girls because I get told I didnt give birth. Go **** yourselves.
Makes me so angry. It shouldnt matter how my daughter came out of me, fact is I carried her for 9 months, went through major surgery and am now a mother like the rest of you.Isnt that enough? Did you want me to labour for 18 hours, scream in agony for most of it, end up with 3rd degree tears down there and be traumatized for the rest of my life for it?? Is that what has to happen in order for me to be in the special mummies groups?
I get asked all the time if im going to have another c section...and they say it so accusatory...like, really, how dare i. I get asked why I want one.....whos business is that??? I usually say to them 'why did you have a vaginal birth? Im having a c section for the same reason....because it is the most natural way to give birth, for me.
Sorry, got a little angry there lol.
I'm the opposite. I talk about my great csection and how much I loved it.
We're allowed to be proud too.
Most episiotomies are unnecessary! I had no tears or grazes after a drug free birth of my 4.85kg baby
I did tear with my first. She was 4.11kg! I don't even know if I have a scar down there from it, and who really cares? It's not as if anyone is going to see it
My 2 girls were induced VB Dd2 had shoulder dystocia. At the beginning of this pregnancy they said there was a 10% chance of this happening again and I can go ahead with a 3rd VB or book a C/S. I chose to try for a VB. I had a growth scan at 38 weeks to estimate baby's size. That was all fine not as big as DD2 was. But she has engaged in a way that increases the difficulty of pushing her out and the Dr's upped the chance to 20% so I am now booked for an elective C/S on the 7th. I just want her here safely!
And yes, would LOVE a VB right now! (yes, the beer ) sucks being preg through this summer
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