In an article for CNN, Serena Williams, world tennis superstar shares her birth experience. She gave details of life-threatening experiences she had during childbirth and appreciated the medical team and loved ones that were supportive all through her journey to recovery.
“While I had a pretty easy pregnancy, my daughter was born by emergency C-section after her heart rate dropped dramatically during contractions. The surgery went smoothly. Before I knew it, Olympia was in my arms. It was the most amazing feeling I’ve ever experienced in my life. But what followed just 24 hours after giving birth were six days of uncertainty.”