"I had a c-section. I didn't schedule it so I could preserve my vagina, nor did I pick the date because it was convenient. It was necessary and needed. And I really shouldn't have to explain more than that because well, do we go into detail on how there was sexy lingerie, lots of foreplay, and a glass of wine involved in the conception of your baby? No. Birth is (to some) private and deeply emotional event in a woman's life. Being judged for having a c-section without knowing the details is ....
WHAT IF YOU HAVE A CESAREAN ANYHOW? great tips to reduce c-section risks in overweight women.... What if a cesarean becomes truly necessary during labor? Adverse effects from anesthesia, blood clots, infections and wound complications are higher in women of size. How can you lower your risks for these complications, should a cesarean be needed? birth
One of the best articles about plus-sized women and why/how they should avoid cesareans.
Links about cesarean birth and delayed cord clamping, including a video about family-centered cesareans.
Cesarean vs. VBAC video
What Every Pregnant Woman Needs to Know About Cesarean Section