How long does C-Sect recovery take?

It depends on what “recovery” means to you, but below are my own experiences towards recovery after a cesaerean: 2 days – get off bed to go toilet (forced by gynae to do so, she says it will aid recovery. Also they took off my urine catheter so i had no choice) 10 days – […]

Step by Step Journey of a C-Section (Day 3)

This was the final full day at the hospital, and it was where I had to make sure I was ready to get discharged the next day. Less of lazing around and more checks so I wouldn’t be at a loss when I go home. By Day 3, I was no longer consistently being monitored […]

Step by Step Journey of a C-Section (Day 2)

Although a Caesarean takes only 1 day, the recovery is a looooooooong process. The first few days, in particular. For those going through this for the first time, it’s a freaky process, so I hope my account here helps ease some doubts and help you get prepared mentally. (it’s not that bad actually, but it’s […]

Step by Step Journey of a C-Section (Day 1)

Since my baby refused to turn, I was scheduled for a C-Section on week 38.5 of my pregnancy – late enough for his to grow a fair bit (estimated 3.2 kg by scanning), but not too late to risk the water bag breaking or any form of contractions before the scheduled C-Section, to avoid an […]

6 Ways of Turning a Breech or Transverse Baby Naturally

My first child was a stubborn and “lazy” baby, right from the start. He was always in a lying / horizontal position when scanning. It was good for the scanning because he was always facing the right directions to make the gynae / sonographer’s job easy. But as the pregnancy advanced, I had been waiting […]