Category: C-Sections

How to Have a Gentle C-Section (Family-Centered)

Cesareans can be peaceful & even enjoyable! Most trauma from C-Sections stems from feeling out of control. We had no idea what was going on and had to follow the whims and instructions of the medical personnel. Well, if you are planning a first or subsequent C-Section, here are things …

How to Massage Your C-Section Scar

Does your C-Section scar feel numb, itchy, tingly, tight, or achy? Do you have back pain, headaches, constipation or bladder problems? You would benefit from scar massage!   *Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that, at no added cost to you, I may receive compensation for products …

Kristen Overcoming Traumatic C-Section & Recovery.

Overcoming Extremely Traumatic Emergency Cesareans and Awful Recoveries Kristen shares powerful insight after having a traumatic C-Section and nightmare recovery. From a near-death experience, massive blood clots, and a hospital-room-looking living room, her story will be keeping you at the edge of your seat the entire time. She shares incredible …

Can You Have a Natural, Vaginal Birth After A Caesarean Section?

Can a Woman Have a normal, vaginal birth after a C-Section? *Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that, at no added cost to you, I may receive compensation for products you purchase through links found on my blog. (Thank you, thank you!) This in no way affects …

Do I Need A C-Section Birth Plan?

Do You Need a C-Section Birth Plan? Short answer: YES! If you don’t want to do any grunt work, just download my birth plans! Get a FREE C-Section birth plan with an included VBAC birth preferences checklist. Want to know what exactly you should have on a C-Section birth plan? …

Stitches or Staples for the “Crunchy” C-Section

  There are many things you need to learn to prepare for a Cesarean Section.  An often neglected topic that can drastically improve your C-Section recovery, is deciding how you want your incision to be sealed. Even if you have had a C-Section before, TALK to your doctor about your …

Finding Peace with C-Sections as a Crunchy Mom

Welcome to the final part in a three part series about finding peace with C-Sections. After going through the process I detailed in my first two posts (first & second), I still felt like Cesarean Sections were necessary evils. I was mostly telling myself I would be accepting of a …

How to CRUSH Your Thrush

This is a series on Treating Thrush! Here is the original post, and here is the post for how to help cure baby. Welcome to the post on curing yourself! We have already figured out you have thrush. Your nipples are pale pink, or have pale spots, maybe they are …