Category: C-section

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”

My Birth Story: Part 3

Missed Part 1 and Part 2 of my birth story? Check them out before reading this! —- Sunday, 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. I knew, vaguely, from the childbirth class that I was going through “transitional labour.” I remember wondering how quickly (or slowly)… Continue Reading “My Birth Story: Part 3”

My Birth Story: Part 2

Missed Part 1 of my birth story? Click here to get caught up! —- The pain was coming fast and furious, as is the case when you’re induced (Pitocin = evil). I was still handling it without any drugs, but I was beginning to… Continue Reading “My Birth Story: Part 2”

Phatness update

I had heard that after you have a baby, you leave the hospital looking “four or five months pregnant.” Hells no, I’m happy to say! Finally, a pleasant surprise about the whole labour/delivery/postpartum experience. I was actually prancing around my hospital room on the… Continue Reading “Phatness update”

My Birth Story: Part 1

It started off like any other day off for Darling Husband. I waited as long as I could, and then woke up him — feeling extremely cranky and pregnant — and begged him to take me out. “I need to walk around. I need… Continue Reading “My Birth Story: Part 1”