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    I had an elective c-section and once the baby was out they put him on my chest - an experience that was just profound, but it wasnt for long. They handed him to OH to cut the cord and weigh him while I went to recovery.

    I know skin to skin is important but I really liked the fact that OH had immediate involvement, it made him feel important.
    Once we were in my room I fed him and he stayed on my chest or on OHs chest for the whole time we were in hospital (and once home).

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    I had no idea they allowed skin to skin with a C-sect until I was booking in and when they told me about it I got all teary with my first a few years ago I had a GA so I didn't see her for about an hour but back then they let her stay with me in my bed for the whole night so I made up for lost time.

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    Not immediately. DD had mec on her lungs so they had to suck it out and then dh cut the cord. After that she was with me though


 

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