What the First 6 Weeks After a C-Section Are Really Like
No one understands having a C-section quite like another mama who's been through it herself. C-section moms have walked (hunched over, 12 hours after surgery!) in the same shoes. They've experienced the pain, struggles, and surprises that come with recovering from surgery while caring for a newborn. And they know it can be a long journey that is as much mental as it is physical. Here's what you can expect in the weeks after your baby arrives via C-section, from medical professionals and a mom (me!) who's been through it three times.