Mom's Viral Post Slams People Who Think C-Sections Are 'The Easy Way Out'

A Missouri mom’s viral post is tearing down some ridiculous misconceptions about C-section births. On Aug. 19, Raye Lee, who gave birth to her son Roxas via C-section just five days earlier, posted photos of her post-surgery scar on Facebook. In the caption, she shared a powerful message about the way people tends to view this method of childbirth.  Lee begins the post with a comment that represents some common reactions to her birth experience: “Oh. A c-section? So you didn’t actually give birth. It must have been nice to take the easy way out like that.” The new mom then shared her perfectly sarcastic response to those kinds of comments. “Ah, yes. My emergency c-section was absolutely a matter of convenience,” she wrote. “It was really convenient to be in labor for 38 hours before my baby went into distress and then every contraction was literally STOPPING his HEART.” “Being told at the beginning that I was displaying great progress and wouldn’t need a cesarean section... and then being told that I was being prepped for major abdominal surgery was not a shock at all,” Lee continued. “It had nothing to do with the fact that I physically couldn’t because I was given no other choice to save the life of my child.” The mom explains that having a C-section is decidedly “not pleasant” ― as it involves doctors pulling a baby out of a five-inch abdominal incision. Sh...
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