Third baby but first Caesarean due to transverse baby

I never imagined I would ever have a C-section, but when my baby was transverse at 38 weeks things changed in an instant.

At first I was really sad, I was worried that I would miss the excitement of preparing for labour, watching out for signs, wondering will today be the day…. I also worried about what it would be like to have major surgery and care for my other kids afterwards.

I worried about me! Would it hurt? How would I manage? Would I be able to breastfeed?

I worried about my baby! Would he be ok born before he was ready to come out? Continue reading