I had the procedure over 3 years ago and was glad. No more worrying about birth control. Yes, I know there is still a small possibility of pregnancy but since I keep track of my periods, I'd know if it was late and would take a test and would know if I were pregnant and to get checked out.View Thread
I had 2 c-sections for medical reasons and wish I was able to deliver vaginally. My first was fairly easy but I had minor complications with my second that necessitated a trip to the ER for excessive bleeding.
There is more pain, you can't lift anything heavier than your baby for some time, getting comfortable in bed is harder and getting out of bed almost requires help. If you are on pain meds, you won't be able to drive until you are completely off them.View Thread
If you feel good, go for it, within reason of course. My doctor gave me the okay to drive at 11 days post-c-section as I hadn't taken any vicodin for over a week. He said he wished all his patients were like me. You know you're doing well when you forget to take your pain meds. The day after my doctor gave me the okay to drive, I wrestled a car seat w/DS in it into and out of the car to drive paperwork to work; DS was 12 days old.View Thread
If you do not smoke any more during your pregnancy, it will be out of your system by the time the baby is born and you won't test positive. If you don't test positive, you don't have anything to worry about.View Thread
If you only want your husband to be there, then only have your husband. I had c-sections both times and my DH and mom where in the room. DH was by my head and my mom was taking pictures. My hospital only allowed two people in the room so that worked perfect.View Thread