Books With the great surge
in c-sections being performed in the US, there are finally books
being published about c-sections in general and recovery in specific.
This page includes reviews and links to all the current cesearean
section related books.
online bulletin boards and mailing lists of supportive c-section
General C-Section Information:
Websites and books which cover many topics related to c-sections. Often
more concerned with c-sections in general rather than specifically
focused on recovery, these sites are still a great first stop
to learn about c-section and to get answers to basic questions.
Postpartum Doulas: You may
have heard of doulas who help laboring mothers through
their delivery. Less well known are 'postpartum' doulas who
can be hired to come to your home and support a recovering mother.
Emotional Recovery and Postpartum Depression:
Not sure if you are just having the 'baby blues', or in the
grips of something much more serious? Love someone who is
recovering from a c-section and having a hard time sorting
through the complex emotions many women experience? See this
topic page for help sorting it all out.
Exercise: Wondering when you can start exercising?
How do you get your body back? See this page for books, dvds and tips
for excercising after a c-section.
Breastfeeding: Breastfeeding can be a
greater challenge for those recovering from a c-section. See this page for
tips and resources to help you succeed.
Medical and Statistical Information:
Are you the type who wants all the medical details? Looking for statistics
about cesareans or the latest research? See this page for links to the best
medical resources, statistics and books out there.
the New Mom: The new mom recovering from a c-section needs extra
pampering. She isn't just working hard at being a great mom - she is also
healing from major surgery. See this page for ideas on how to support her
Tips Tips from a mom who has been there - everything you
wish you knew before the c-section.
Top Picks A short list of the best resources out there
selected for the exhausted and healing mom with questions.
FAQ a list of frequently asked questions and their answers.