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  • C-section stories: Kellie’s two C-section births
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  • C-section FAQ:  How long will my C-section take?

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

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)

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 FAQ: How many C-sections can you have?

How long is a piece of string?  There is no black and white answer to how many C-sections a woman can have.  Many people (incorrectly) think that a woman can only have three C-sections.  They worry that by having had one C-section their future family size is immediately restricted.   It is not so simple.  It’s not simple because every C-section is unique and every woman will heal differently. There…

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C-section birth stories: Michelle shares her amazing story of 7 babies from 4 C-sections

Michelle writes about her four C-section births which resulted in seven babies all in the space of four years! I was 8 weeks pregnant when I started getting bad pains in my lower left side and thought this isn’t right I need to get checked out. I went to my GP who sent me to the hospital for a scan as they thought I may be having an ectopic pregnancy. …

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

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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