C-section stories: Kellie’s two C-section births

January 17, 2017

Today we are chatting with Kellie, Mum of two and blogger at Mom Cool Beauty. Thanks for sharing your C-section journey.  To start perhaps you would include how many children you have and how many were born by C-section: I have 2 children , both boys and both by c section. Can you tell me how long ago it is since your C-section occurred? It has been just over two…

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C-section stories: Ann-Marie’s C-section under general anesthetic

October 5, 2016

I found out I might have to have a caesarean section at one of my monthly scans. I was a private patient and so saw my consultant on a regular basis. This was a big relief for me as a first-time mother. I would spend each month before my scan worrying so monthly scans made a real difference to my stress levels! However, on this particular occasion I had not…

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C-section stories: Lucy’s VBAC attempt turned repeat C-section

September 29, 2015

I found out I was pregnant in July 2008.  I had a miscarriage only a matter of weeks earlier and hadn’t even got my period back!  A scan (in the absence of a LMP) set my due date as St Patrick’s Day 2009 – 17th March.  Having had a whirlwind section on my first I wanted a normal delivery – to attempt a Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC).  My obstetrician…

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C-section birth stories: Susan’s 2nd, more gentle, C-section

June 30, 2015

Susan shares her second C-section which occurred only a matter of weeks ago.  After her dramatic Emergency C-section on her first little boy this second C-section was, for her, much easier and she was able to make requests to make it a more enjoyable experience: Baby 1 was an emcs at 33 weeks; he was in theatre beside us for 8 minutes and I got to give him a kiss,…

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C-section birth stories: Susan’s 1st C-section following sudden onset pre-eclampsia

June 22, 2015

Susan writes about her first time C-section experience when baby Conor made an early arrival: So our first baby, a little boy, was due the 4th July 2013. At my 22 week scan (the ‘big’ scan), all was apparently fine and the sonographer was nice and cheerful telling us everything was good. We came outside all happy with ourselves and my other half went back to work while I waited…

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C-section birth stories: Four time C-section Mum Elizabeth shares her journey and her lessons learned

June 5, 2015

Elizabeth from Life on Hushabye Farm shares the journey which led to her delivering her four children by C-section as well as sharing some valuable lessons in delivering babies by C-section: On my first pregnancy I followed all the usual patterns, I imagined the middle of the night dash to hospital, the ‘epic’ breaking of waters, the monumental effort of delivery and the arrival of my little baby. However, as…

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C-section birth stories: Olivia’s twins born via C-section

May 26, 2015

Olivia writes about her Caesarean section experience with Twins: Just over five years ago my twin boy and girl were born via C-section. For most of my pregnancy of 36 weeks I had maintained that I wanted to deliver naturally, only faltering on the odd occasion when I panicked at the thought of delivering what my obstetrician kept referring to as ‘very big babies’. I thought a section would be…

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C-section birth stories: Lisa’s Emergency C-section after induction

We chat to Lisa, of BadMammy.com, about her Emergency C-section experience: Thanks Lisa for sharing your C-section journey. To start perhaps you would include how many children you have and how many were born by C-section: I’ve got one child, a son named Eliott, and he was born by Emergency C Section in March 2014. Can you tell me how long ago it is since your C-section occurred and a…

May 18, 2015
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C-section birth stories: Eimear shares her two different C-section births

May 16, 2015

Today we catch up with Eimear from Chirps of a Little Red Hen about the births of her two children, both of whom were born via C-section. Thanks for sharing your C-section journey. To start perhaps you would include how many children you have and how many were born by C-section: I’m a proud mum of two and both were born via C-Section. My first was born via emergency C-Section…

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