giving birth

I'm Terrified of Having a Second C-Section: Advice?

I’m Terrified of Having a Second C-Section: Advice?

A mom writes in asking for advice about having a second C-section. She says she had an emergency C-section during her first delivery, which likely caused some trauma. Now that she is pregnant again, she is planning to have a scheduled C-section, but she is terrified. She says her anxiety is getting out of control, and she would like to hear from other moms who have been through this about their positive experiences in having a second, planned C-section.

My Mom Posted My Birth Announcement on Social Media Before I Could: Am I Right to Be Upset?

My Mom Posted My Birth Announcement on Social Media Before I Could: Am I Right to Be Upset?

A new mom writes in asking for advice after her mom, the new baby’s grandmother, posted a birth announcement on social media before the new mom could. This mom says she feels disrespected and that she wanted to announce the arrival of her baby in her own way. Any advice for her?