This birth story isn’t the experience Brook ever thought she’d have to share, but it’s hers and it matters! Just like all Plus Size Birth stories matter.
Like many cesarean birth moms, Heather hears people say, “a c-section is an easy way out.” Heather’s birth was anything besides easy. This is her story!
At about 38 weeks, my blood pressure spiked just enough to nudge us towards the decision to induce. I trusted my doc completely.
It was time to let go of the natural birth idea and let science listen to the message Mother Nature was sending. It was time to have a plus size emergency c-section.
I thought my body was a failure because we had a different journey than others. But then I look at my daughter and think to myself “my goodness, my body was perfect for her”.
Not all pregnancies, births, or postpartum experiences go according to plan. This is Letrez’s plus size c-section birth story. This is a mother’s strength!
As a surgical nurse, I know that a controlled situation is much better than an emergency. I did not want to get into an emergency situation so I opted to go for the controlled c-section.
My baby girl Everly Noelle was born on January 18th, 2016! She was two weeks early, born via unplanned c-section because of her size. My husband is 6’8 and I’m 5’11 …we are big people so clearly a big baby was on the way!
When I was 17 I was diagnosed with PCOS and told because of it and my size I would be unlikely to have children. I always wanted to be a mother, it was my biggest dream.
“You are too obese to give birth vaginally, so you will be having a C-section.” This is Hilary’s heart-wrenching story of her forced cesarean.