Hi girls, I guess I am on this message board looking for some positive ways to get my head around the possibility of a 2nd c-section. I just met with my OB for the first time, as we have just moved states and thus I needed a new doctor. After chatting with him I get the impression that we are looking at a section. I am rather keen on a VBAC as I think I can really do it! I want to experience what most other woman get to experience.
My first c-section was an emergency section, and not the best experience. I actually am quite emotional about the thought of another one because of it. There was a huge rift in communication with my first birth, which created unneeded stress.
I know it sounds crazy, but for myself I think of things like what kind of woman am I who can't give birth vaginally...and the various other things about why me? and why can so many woman do it, and I can't? It looks like it might go to a section as I am already 2 weeks ahead size wise, and the big problem with my first child was his size. He never engaged and was a big boy (head size and weight)
Any ideas on how to put this in perspective would be greatly appreciated. I am usually a very logical person, but this whole thing is making me an emotional mess!I know the best result is a healthy baby and healthy mom.....but I just think I am sad that I will never know what a contraction is, or any of the other bit of joy about a vaginal birth.