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Old 10-03-2007, 06:38 PM
 
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I would have preferred to receive condolences rather than the comment I most often received: "Well, a c/s is easier than a vaginal birth anyway." I've also been told I'm "lucky" to not have had to go through vaginal birth. Yeah.... lucky me.
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"I'm sorry it didn't go the way you'd hoped" sits a lot better with me than, "oh - you took the easy way out".

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Old 10-03-2007, 06:48 PM
 
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I don't have anywhere near the guts it would take to walk back through those doors...so I'm not.
This is how I felt when I was planning my HBAC. Everyone told me how brave I was to do a homebirth. I would laugh and tell them it would take 10 times the courage for me to go the hospital route. They all looked at me like I was crazy, but whatever. Wasn't the first time they looked at me like that and I'm sure it won't be the last.
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