13 Reasons Having a C-Section Is Really Okay (We Promise!)

Whether you're scheduled for a cesarean section or just had one and you're not happy about it, read this and feel better! (14 Photos)

Kathy Ehrich Dowd on Jan 18, 2012 at 1:34PM

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a Kathy Ehrich Dowd on Dec 2, 2011 at 4:44PM

Yes, childbirth is beautiful and natural, but let’s face it: sitting in a hospital bed with your legs spread wide while various strangers inspect your stretched-out lady parts is not exactly the height of poise. Although a c-section isn’t exactly the most relaxing way to spend an hour -- it's not everyday that your uterus is flopped out over your stomach -- if you're modest, you do get to keep your private parts private.

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