Category: C-section

Five things I’d forgotten about hospitals

They are loud places not very conducive to sleeping. You get checked on a lot. The baby gets checked on a lot. IVs are not only gross to look at, but they make it super-hard to move around. And sleep. And breastfeed. They give you a… Continue Reading “Five things I’d forgotten about hospitals”

A year ago today …

… it was two days before my due date. My water broke.I went to the hospital.And I began what ended up being a 17-hour labour that turned into a C-section. I can’t believe that was a YEAR ago. I can’t believe that tomorrow, I’m… Continue Reading “A year ago today …”

My Birth Story: Part 4

Missed Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 of my birth story? Check them out before reading this final chapter! —- Sunday, 11:32 a.m. Pretty Black Doctor Barbie was standing in front of me with a clipboard, saying something about the risks involved and… Continue Reading “My Birth Story: Part 4”