Originally Posted by MLA
You're joking, right? Having delivered my son via unplanned c-section, I find this very, VERY offensive. Holy smokes.
Leave her alone, she's entitled to her feelings about her experiences in the OR....she didn't say "Eery woman who has had c-sections should hate her experience and feel a bittersweetness about their childrens entry into this world" - she said:
"I Hate it."
And she's allowed to.I can't imagine enduring everthing StormBride has been through and I think she's more than entitled to her feelings regarding surgical extraction of babies from their mothers womb.
Every isn't okay with c/sections....everyone doesn't have a lovely experience. Every can't get to the point where they say "well, at least s/he got here safe" and feel peace at what happened - and that's okay.
Sometimes life destroys you inside and you don't know how long you're going to walk around feeling that way....but pretending you don't feel that way won't bring you to a better place of healing any sooner. It's okay to be devastated, it's okay to hate your c/section.
She wasn't saying everyone has to hate it....she wasn't saying everyone has to feel the way she does....but you know what? I know more women who secretly hate and feel violated by their c-sections, who put on a peaceful front about it in front of people, than you could shake a stick at. I'm sick of that. It's okay to think it sucked, it doesn't mean you are somehow not grateful for your healthy kids....