Things we should all know about induced C-Section! Don’t make the same mistake I made!
Giving birth and being born brings us into the essence of creation, where the human spirit is courageous and bold and the body, a miracle of wisdom. – Harriette Hartigan
Pregnancy and motherhood are indeed very beautiful experiences. Whether you are expecting a little bundle of joy or already undertaking a journey of nurturing a new life outside your body, you are in a period of immense exhilaration! But bringing a new life into the world is anything but easy. During the last few days of my pregnancy, I found every bit of this coming true.
When the doctor informed me that I showed no signs of dilation, I wasn’t entirely surprised. My mother and many other new moms I knew had been asking me to watch out for signs of pre-mature labor and breaking of water bag. But I just didn’t seem to relate to any of the labor symptoms, even though my due-date was right around the corner! So, after having waited long enough, I finally got hold of my hospital checklist, packed my bag, and my husband got me admitted in the hospital we’d chosen for the delivery.
I remember that feeling of walking on swollen feet. That feeling of being huge and miserable and rolling over in the hospital bed. I had entered my 40th week with no signs of labor. It turned out that this meant only one thing: I required urgent intervention. The doctor immediately scheduled an induction and we celebrated that decision with a sigh of relief. But…but, should we have thought again?
We should have, and yes, I regret that decision. Continue Reading..
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