Theraline Caesarean Belt [Giveaway closed]

February 16, 2017

The cold hard truth is that when you have a C-section you are cut open.  As a result you will have a scar in your lower abdominal region.  It takes time to heal and it can be tender and sore for a few weeks after the birth of your baby.  Of course having a baby is not a time when you can just rest and relax and so it becomes…

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Final call for votes in the Littlewoods Ireland Blog Awards

August 22, 2016

If you have been keeping in touch with the C-section Mums Facebook page you will have seen that I was shortlisted in two categories in the Littlewoods Ireland Blog Awards; Best Parenting Blog (Personal) and Best Health and Well Being Blog (Personal). Yay! To make it to the finals there is an element of public vote. Not so yay! Anyway, needs must so I come asking for your help to…

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C-section news: Call for more counselling for women who show birth preference for C-section

July 26, 2016

A study of 6,500 pregnant women, the results of which have been published by Taylor & Francis in the Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology, has highlighted the need for the right support, advice and accurate communication of risks and benefits for women who request a C-section for non medical reasons. The results of the study, carried out by Dr Elsa-Lena Ryding from the Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden and colleagues, show women…

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C-section Mums is a finalist in the Blog Awards Ireland

October 22, 2015

If you have been following all things C-section Mums on the Facebook page you will have seen my announcement that I made it to the finals for Best (Personal) Health and Well Being Blog in the Blog Awards Ireland.  Well you could have blown me down with a feather when I found out, I was just delighted. The site is still in its infancy so to make it to the…

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Yes, I’ve had three C-sections but yes, I am a mother and yes, I gave birth.

October 19, 2015

For many women who end up having a C-section there is a huge sense of disappointment for the preferred birth that they had planned.  What they had dreamed about for months leading up to the day gets snatched away.  I know because I am one of them. I’ve had three C-sections to deliver my three gorgeous children.  None of my C-sections were my preference but I agreed to them to…

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A vote on behalf of C-section Mums everywhere, pretty please! (Voting closed)

September 18, 2015

If you have been keeping in touch with the C-section Mums Facebook page you will have seen that I was shortlisted for Best Health and Wellbeing Blog (Personal) in the Blog Awards Ireland.  Yay!  To make it to the finals there is an element of public vote.  Not so yay! Anyway, needs must so I come asking for your help to get me to the finals on behalf of C-sections…

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C-section News: Would you want to watch your own C-section?

May 15, 2015

Patients at Crestwood Medical Centre in Huntsville, Alabama have been given the opportunity to watch their own C-sections. Traditionally an opaque drap is hung in front of the mother’s face (from around the chest area) blocking out what is happening on the other side. For many, particularly the squeamish, this is a welcome barrier to what otherwise may be an uncomfortable or upsetting sight.  For others this is a barrier…

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Welcome to C-section Mums!

May 2, 2015

Welcome to C-section mums!  This site is, you guessed it, all about C-sections.  It is designed to be informative, non judgemental and supportive.  A growing number of women are facing C-sections to birth their babies.  Some by choice, some not by choice. Every journey is unique.  Some will feel elated and some traumatised.  No one can judge another person’s journey. C-section mums will aim to provide information in a non…

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