When it comes to talking about C-sections with someone who has had one, especially someone who has recently had one, my advice is this: tread carefully. Why? Well, because there are a million different ways to feel about birth in general, but having a c-section involves a special level of societal judgment and/or concern-trolling that complicates matters. So just know that there are more than a few questions every C-section absolutely dreads hearing, then watch the words coming out of your mouth.
In my personal experience, informing people I have had a C-section is rarely met with neutrality. The most common response I get is pity, which sucks because I actually enjoyed my delivery and being on the receiving end of someone else's unnecessary sympathy just brings everything down. The second most common response I get is, "Well, the only thing that matters is that everyone is healthy," which isn't too terrible but, really? That's the only thing that matters? Maybe we could set the bar a little higher. I can't imagine if I had a traumatic experience and had to hear people telling me over and over that my feelings didn't matter because I was alive. The third most common response is not-so-thinly-veiled judgment, usually from the same people who ask the worst, most grilling questions (because they somehow find it appropriate to be an authority on whether or not your C-section was justified).
The vast majority of these questions are completely unnecessary. So please, for the love of all things childbirth related, just don't with any of the following: