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How 12 Mothers Celebrated Their Scheduled C-Sections

Having a Cesarean? Break out the bubbly. No, really.

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While C-sections are often a surprise, when they are planned, or you have at least a little notice, you get the gift of time: to prepare, logistically and emotionally, but also to celebrate. You’ve grown a whole human, and you get to meet them very soon! Here's how 12 prospective parents chose to live it up in the days and hours leading up to their scheduled C-sections.

My wife and I opened a gorgeous bottle of red and toasted the babies who were going to be ‘unwrapped’ the next morning.

Pia, 38