My doctor told me I need a C section tomorrow and this is something I wasn't quite prepared for I'm scared out of my mind....anyone who's had a C section tell me what it was like please. I'm prectically having a panic attackAnswer Question
I had a C-section for my son. He was breech. I went in a couple hours before I was scheduled, they had me change into a gown and hooked me up with an IV. When my scheduled time was closer they placed a catheter and made sure my lower belly was shaved (you might want to do this yourself if you can because they use really cheap razors and I had razor burn on top of everything) Finally it was time and I had to don the very cute hair net. I was wheeled into the OR (my husband was in a different room putting on scrubs) and transferred to the operation table. The anaesthesiologist gave me a spinal (numb from the breasts down) and had me lay back. I really dreaded the spinal but it wasn't that bad. They have you curve your back and hold real still. After that, I was laying down, hubby sitting next to me, and I felt my doc press (I could only feel pressure). I asked the doc what was going on (cont)
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. . . He said I'd hear water being sucked out (breaking my water) in a moment. A minute later there was water and. . . a baby cry. . . then I cried. . . The worst part was I threw up quite a bit after. They tried a few different drugs to stop it and finally found one that worked. . .I was very sore after the spinal wore off but was able to walk around the next morning. Here is a hint though. After the section, when you need to get up, roll to your side, pull your knees up, and then roll up to a sitting position. You may want to try to hug a pillow while doing so. This will lessen the discomfort. Just focus on your safe and healthy baby and everything will be fine.
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