I'm feeling so much better about everything knowing the details of my birth. I know there's nothing wrong with me. Of course I'm angry that my c-section was completely unnecessary, but at the same time, I am safeguarded against it being at home rather than in a hospital.
I have a little reading list compiled, and I'm slowly working through it. I just finished Diana Korte's The VBAC Companion: The Expectant Mother's Guide to Vaginal Birth After Cesarean. Much of this particular book I skipped over, as it's geared mostly towards mothers birthing with an obstetrician in a hospital, but I found the birth stories to be a good read.
My friend Shannon loaned me her copy of Grantly Dick-Read's Childbirth Without Fear and I'm going to start on that tonight. Of all the books on my list, this is the one I've been looking forward to the most. It's come highly recommended by people that I trust, and I've actually used some of the information from this book (accessed through databases) to write an essay last fall.
I've also received shipping notices from Amazon for my copy of Silent Knife, which I'm also very excited to read.
Good things are happening in the universe. I like it.
Here is my 10 week belly photo. I think I'm about the same size as I was around 20 weeks with Lyra Go go gadget uterus!