• How Facebook Fueled My Fear Of Childbirth

    2 monthes ago - By Scary Mommy

    “Can you feel this?” a nurse says to me as she swipes an ice cold washcloth across my back. I nod. “But is it cold?”
    “Yes,” I say. She looks perplexed as she confers with the other nurses. “We're going to have to double the dosage,” she informs me.
    I'm sitting in the operating room getting ready for an unplanned C-section. All of the drugs they've given me in the past 28 hours start to kick in at the same time. Now I can see my future clearly: they extract a healthy, squirming baby from my overdosed, dead body. Every year on my daughter's birthday, my husband will wear all black and won't...
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