Today I wanted to share a little about my experience with getting a Cesarean section and my recovery.
But first, I want to say that this was just my experience. I realize that every woman is different!
As I mentioned in Addie’s birth story, I had to get an emergency C-section. I had intended to deliver vaginally, so I was less than thrilled with the decision, but I knew that it was best for Addie.
The procedure itself wasn’t too bad. I had already been given an epidural, so they just increased the amount of medication that I was getting. I couldn’t feel any pain whatsoever.
The only part I didn’t like was that I couldn’t stop shaking. It was a side effect of the epidural, and it drove me crazy! I also felt a bit breathless, but it mostly had to due with the fact that I couldn’t stop crying!
The doctors explained everything as they were going. Brandon sat by my side and prayed with me. Then, before I knew it, my [...]