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#61 of 62 Old 10-03-2007, 05:38 PM
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Originally Posted by mamameg View Post
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.
"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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Originally Posted by Storm Bride View Post
I don't have anywhere near the guts it would take to walk back through those 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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