Mother-assisted cesarean?

I saw this article today on a website called The Age.  It’s about a mother who had what’s called an assisted cesarean.  Her obstetrician performed the surgery, but she helped bring the baby out of her body and into her arms.  It’s probably that this will not become an option for most women anytime soon, and a cesarean is riskier than a vaginal birth and should be reserved for true medical reasons.  But for women who must give birth by cesarean, this certainly looks like a much more positive and empowering experience than the standard c-section. If you had to give birth by cesarean, how would you feel if you were offered this option?

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