He is mine too! We had skin to skin pretty much within twenty minutes so maybe straight away was a bit of an exaggeration but it goes so quickly. You r in your room fast. I am scheduled for a csection with him again in about 12 weeks. I think he is wonderful.
Any ladies here had c-sect in public system? I've been told baby will be taken away with DH and I will be in recovery for hour or 2 before I finally get a cuddle. Very upset about this. Do I have the right to demand skin-to-skin? Have been told during a birth class that they don't do skin-to-skin at my hospital after a c-sect because of a shortage of midwives, but I don't understand enough about the process to know why midwives are needed for something that seems so basic.
elly: i want skin to skin this time too....didnt get it last time and that was private but i didnt think to ask either, DH sorta went off with the baby and i remianed in recovery for about 40 minutes alone....i dont see why they have to whip the baby away so quickly if all ok??? im going to ask my ob tommorrow and be vocal about it when i go into the theatre / prep....cant hurt to be a little demanding as often they say "no" but if u are quite assertive ppl give will give in....
I had emergency CS and bub face was put to my face within a few minutes after delivery, then as soon as I was wheeled out to recovery I was handed him to hold and BF. so unless there are issues with bub I don't see any reason to think you shoukdnt have baby instantly. I went private but don't see why public would be different?
My last 2 I got skin to skin contact as soon as I was on recovery
It was beautiful just request it!! I did and asked why I wasn't able to do it with first 2 they told me that the policies had changed now
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