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I love my marks (Anonymous)

my firstborn entered the earth by nonemergency c-section after 28 hours of labor. For my second, a scheduled c-section after great personal debate. My mother had 5 cesareans and has always said that she felt a little cheated- a bit like a failure. I have never felt this way. In fact, I was pleasantly surprised to see that my first scar is still present- I thought it would be cut away to make the new one which, by the way, is only 11 weeks old.

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  • Sarah P. Monday, April 21, 2008, 3:18 pm

    Yowch! That looks painful! But so did my episiotomy lol! Childbirth isn’t fun no matter how you spell it out! Thank you for sharing!

  • Elyse Tuesday, April 29, 2008, 7:40 am

    That second picture of the baby being pulled out is amazing! What a gift babies are :) they’re little miracles

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