Preparing to Give Birth by Cesarean

If you are likely to give birth by cesarean or, if you would like information on positive cesareans just in case, Preparing to Give Birth by Cesarean gives expectant parents a range of options to consider as they get ready for the healthiest birth and start to parenting possible.
Topics covered include:
  • cesarean basics
  • gentle cesareans/family centered cesareans
  • questions to ask your doctor ahead of time to help you know what to expect at your hospital
  • emotional, physical and support measures for before, during and after the birth
  • microbial swabs and “seeding”
  • facilitating Skin to Skin during and after cesarean birth
  • breastfeeding tips for after the birth
  • understanding and tips for mother’s recovery and healing