So, you’re having a caesarean section. If you were planning for a different type of birth experience, do not despair. I can remember how devastated I was when I found out that I would be unable to have my out-of-hospital natural birth — I cried for a couple of weeks. I had spent almost ten months envisioning a beautiful water birth, the final four months trying everything but moxibustion to get my little guy turned, and the final verdict was that he was not budging (cramped space in the one-half of my bicornuate uterus where he resided was to blame); a caesarean section it would be.
Okay, so I don’t live in Philadelphia, but I live close enough to reap all of the benefits the metro area has to offer. After an 8 month absence, I’m excited that my family is moving back to the Philadelphia area because of the plethora of resources, activities and abundance of like-minded parents. Here are 4 reasons to have your baby in the Philadelphia metro area: