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Welcoming a new baby into your life is such an exciting time, with many new parents-to-be eagerly anticipating the arrival of their new child. Charla Simon, MD, Obstetrics & Gynecology at NorthShore, wants parents to be aware that all professionals have the goal of a healthy vaginal birth, however it does not always work out that way and cesarean sections are needed. It can be difficult to process after the fact, so preparing for it in advance is something to consider.
Dr. Simon shares different ways to emotionally prepare for a C-section.
Whether your cesarean is planned or not, it’s important to remind yourself that you’re giving the gift of life. The most important thing is that mom and baby are healthy!