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  • Paperback Edition
    • 978-1-03-917362-0
    • 5.5 x 8.5 inches
    • Black & White interior
    • 174 pages
  • Hardcover Edition
    • 978-1-03-917363-7
    • 5.5 x 8.5 inches
    • Black & White interior
    • 174 pages
  • Keywords
    • Cesarean,
    • C-section,
    • c-section recovery,
    • Labour,
    • Postpartum,
    • VBAC,
    • Pregnancy

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Treasured Cesarean
The complete, uncensored, healthy mama’s guide to accepting, preparing for, and owning your cesarean while healing from the inside out!
by Holly Rae Fehr

“Fehr reflects on cesarean deliveries and counsels those facing the procedure on what to expect and how to recover in this nonfiction work.  Fehr explains the reasons for cesarean deliveries and discusses the thoughts and feelings that often emerge after the fact, how to prepare your home after a surgical birth, how to improve your hospital stay, how to create the most natural plan possible, and what to expect the day of the surgery, the procedure, and during recovery. The author also covers healing, breastfeeding, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), arriving home, and modes of physical and emotional healing. While the book emphasizes cesarean births, it also effectively demonstrates that no matter what a woman does to prepare for childbirth, the unexpected can occur. One of this guide’s features is an at-home checklists designed to support mothers and partners upon homecoming. It also provides an overview of delivery, hospital recovery, and the postpartum period. A holistic approach to accepting cesarean delivery and promoting parent and child health.” - Kirkus Reviews Learning that you may need to deliver by cesarean is likely not what you pictured for your baby’s birth, but after reading Treasured Cesarean’s detailed background information, tips, and checklists, you will feel empowered and ready to go! Author Holly Fehr openly shares her own experience with seven (yes, seven!) cesareans and provides insight and tips that only a mom with her background can provide. This book is truly an everything-you-need-to know-about-cesareans-and-more guide that takes you through preparing your home for a cesarean recovery, creating a cesarean birth plan, what to expect during and after your surgery, and essential information on taking care of your new baby and your body while you heal. With approximately 30% of all births in North America occurring by cesarean—some planned and some as emergency surgery, this book is important for all new mothers to read so they can be prepared for all eventualities, including having a baby that may end up in the NICU for a while. Yet this isn’t a doom-and-gloom book about what might go wrong, but rather a personal and empowering story that will inspire mothers to embrace their baby’s birth story no matter how their little one makes their appearance in the world.

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Holly Rae Fehr is a mother of seven children, all delivered by cesarean. She is passionate about helping others fully cherish their unique birth stories, while equipping them with the proper tools and information they need to be fully prepared for their cesarean deliveries. She also loves encouraging other moms through the many stages and seasons of motherhood. Holly lives with her husband on an acreage in Saskatchewan, Canada where she homeschools her children. In her spare time you will find her gardening, preserving food, reading, writing, and embracing life with her family. Treasured Cesarean is her first book.


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