Emily is a wife, mama, friend, and blogger. She lives with her family in Nebraska and enjoys spending free time doing variety puzzles, watching Harry Potter movies, and sending her kids outside to play. She's the founder of the website The Crispy Family, where she writes about gentle parenting, family budgets, and easy DIY projects.
Having a cesarean birth can be scary, alienating, and sometimes traumatic. Cesarean birth accounts for almost one-third of American births currently. Learning about gentle, or family-centered, cesareans can help normalize your surgical birth and make it feel more natural.