Hi, I’m MelanieI have 4 children and live in New Zealand. I made this blog after having a c-section with my last baby and being disappointed with the comfort care products to help new mothers.
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Monthly Archives: August 2010
A Caesarean section, also known as cesarean section, c-section, cesarian section or Caesar, is the number one surgery these days. More babies are born abdominally than people lose tonsils. A C-section is an operation where an incisions is made through a mother’s abdomen and uterus … Continue reading
Before my C-section I did not even think about bleeding after the birth. I suppose I had lost the connection with bleeding from the uterus the normal way after a birth – since the baby wasn’t coming out that way … Continue reading
Hot off the press – new guideleines to help women give birth after a cesarean New guidelines aim to reduce repeated C-sections. Get our book VBAC (vaginal Birth after Cesarean) to cover all the issues and help you make an … Continue reading
For immediately after – the first few days to the first week – use mesh hospital pants (these can be washed up to 10 times and dry rapidly) – so easy to use in hospital. They allow the area around … Continue reading
As any wound heals, a scar forms, and this is what happens after a cesarean section. There are a number of products designed to reduce the appearance of scars, and Silicone treatment after a c-section is an effective solution for scar reduction. The Caesarean Section … Continue reading
Without C-Section where would be be? Higher infant mortality rate? Higher maternal mortality rate? Let’s celebrate having the option of c-section. This marvellous birthing method has saved many mums and babies lives over the years. Medical science can be incredible.
After a c-section there are so many things you can’t do – but are they really that bad? You can not lift anything for a while – great for making you rest after the baby. You can not drive for 6 weeks … Continue reading
I like my www.csection.co.nz site and thought about letting the whole world in on the action. The name www.csection.com is for sale – at $94,500 – needless to say, it is still for sale!
It seems the worry about the rising cesarean rate has prompted the guidelines to be relaxed. Will this mean more VBAC in future? Read more at New Guidelines OK Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC). As with all births – it … Continue reading