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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Your Baby Will be Camera-Ready

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a Kathy Ehrich Dowd on Dec 2, 2011 at 4:42PM

Newborn babies all look perfect in their own way, but babies born via c-section often look extra-perfect, thanks to that adorably round head. "Since the baby doesn't travel through the birth canal, the head doesn’t have that look of toothpaste getting squeezed through the tube," says Dr. Lauren Streicher, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. 

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