We’re celebrating all kinds of births this week, so we’ve dubbed it BIRTH WEEK. Today we’ll be focusing on Cesarean deliveries.
As some of you might remember, regular Offbeat Mama contributor Hunny wrote about the cesarean delivery of her second daughter, Zephyr in March 2012. Hunny opted to deliver via cesarean section for health reasons, and her husband Joe filmed the entire birth. I’ve actually had the privilege of being in an operating room while a baby was being born via cesarean section, but it’s definitely not something everyone gets to do any day of the week.
The video is so cute — it’s mostly eleven minutes of banter and sweet babiness, but the moment that Zephyr was lifted out of Hunny’s womb is captured (just in case you get a little squeamish). I thought it’d be awesome to share, so keep reading to see it.