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#1 of 71 Old 04-06-2004, 04:35 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Wow that is one heck of a woman!!
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WOW!!!

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Holy crap

That is amazing
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That is just amazing. It made me hurt just reading about it.
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YIKES. I'm torn between admiration and total horror. I wish the article had more details on why on earth she decided to do something that dangerous!

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She's lucky she didn't die! I couldn't imagine...
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I'm speechless.......
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I need the fainting smile again...


she deserves the mother of the year award or sainthood!

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I vote for sainthood. You think she'll be having any more babies? A c-section with a kitchen knife, sewn shut with cotton could not be good for one's uterus AT ALL. Maybe she had a subsequent hysterectomy. I need a nail-biting smilie.

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wouldn't she be dead from bleeding...... i'm really questioning the validity. I'll see if univision reports it tonight.
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Doggone, that gives new meaning to the term unassisted birth!
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i bet this is a mexican urban ledgend.

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I haven't heard anything about this down here but if it's true she's my hero!

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It could be, but there are cases where people have cut off a limb with a pocket knife in order to save their own lives, and that involved a lot more cutting!

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see what i mean? and plady is in Mexico.
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geesh if this is true that woman is amazing
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Here is a link that mentions a case where a psychologically troubled woman performed a c-section on herself: http://www.wysong.net/healthletter/hl_jul96.shtml

http://www.labournet.net/world/0401/colomb8.html
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Would MSNBC have an article on an urban legend??
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Holy crap

That is amazing
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That is exactly what I said!
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It's on CNN too
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Wow- that is heartwrenching and horrifying at the same time.

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Wow! This is an amazing story, I would have to lean more to thinking it was an urban legend though. If it is true.....Wow!
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Poor momma to have to go through that all alone. She must have been willing to die for the baby!
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What is interesting is that if she called for the nurse after the c-section, why didn't she call before she did the c-section?
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I think she only cared that the child survived... didnt it say she had a previous baby die or something... i think its true... i dont think cnn or msnbc would even post an article if it was a hoax... ppl do the craziest things trying to survive..



i would do whatever it takes to save my child.... im amazed at how incredibly strong she is to go through with it...

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Would MSNBC have an article on an urban legend??
Well, I believe they would, but this particular article claims to have also been an article in the International Journal of Obstetrics or something - I'm going to take a quick look and see if I find it anywhere.

OT but did anyone read the article below the c-section one (in the list) about "entertainment" ultrasounds? : When I was pg I used to post on a different message board and a lot of people there were talking about going to the mall for a 4-D ultrasound. A few people were like, "Hey, um d'ya think that might not be safe???" But most people didn't have a problem with them.

ETA - Well, I looked at the IJGO website but I didn't find the article. It appears that you have to be a member to read all the articles, though.
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“This case represents an unusual and extraordinary decision by a women in labor who, unable to deliver herself spontaneously, and with no medical help or resources, decided to perform a Caesarean section upon herself,” Valle said
This says it all . . .WOW.

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i'll wait to hear if it is on Democarcy Now tomorro morning.
can you guys imagine amy goodman (Now, SHE'S on hell of a woman!) interviewing this woman with co-host Juan GOnzalez?
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Wow! That is freaking amazing! I don't think it is a hoax though. even with the lack of further information
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