Posts made in October, 2015

I Wanted To Avoid a C-Section At All Costs. Then I Went Into Labor

Posted by on Oct 22, 2015 in MindBodyGreen.com | Comments Off on I Wanted To Avoid a C-Section At All Costs. Then I Went Into Labor

Before I became pregnant, I thought Cesarean sections were performed only in the event of a true emergency. But when I began researching labor and birth, I found out that the rate of C-sections in the U.S. is more than double the World Health Organization’srecommendation. As I began to learn more, I heard horror stories from women who were pressured to have C-sections to stay on the hospital’s schedule. I also read about all the potential complications from the surgery and even came across information stating that a C-section could harm the chances of bonding with my baby. I was terrified. I went into the hospital prepared to resist a C-section at every turn. Now...

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