Blog Entries - 'birth'
If a vaginal birth is not possible, a cesarean birth will be performed. Once the decision is made for a cesarean, preparations often move quickly. The majority of the time, an epidural or spinal aesthesia is used so that you may be awake during birth. More importantly though, there are things you should be prepared for when preparing for a cesarean that are not always discussed as you go into it.
Coming into this world from the womb is a transition for all babies can be handled different. Some cry loudly while others just look around quietly trying to figure out what is going on. Your newborn might look a little different than you first expect - they are wet, wrinkled and curled up when they first arrive.
A few months ago, I was given the opportunity to attending a Spinning Babies Workshop. The class took place over a weekend and was filled with moms to be, doulas, midwives and chiropractors. All of there to learn morea bout how to help Mama and baby achieve the gentlest, most natural birth possible.