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March 2016

C section recovery tips and truths

Gross details, awesome tips from my doula, and weird tricks I invented…I think.

(This is my first requested post…which is very exciting and makes me feel like a real blogger!  Yippee!  But that also means it will be super long and detailed…consider yourself warned)

Guess what?  You get to have a newborn baby AND recover from major surgery!  Lucky you!!

A C-Section is the most common surgery in the world, and because of that people tend to equate it with being easy.

Common…yes.  Easy…no.  It’s still surgery.  Abdominal surgery with lots of organs being smushed around.

Not ideal.  You get an awesome tiny human out of the deal so it’s worth it.

…But yikes.

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C section recovery tips and truths