I guess I'm not too worried about the birth, as this isn't my first rodeo, and I have c-sections, and not vaginal birth. It's a rough recovery, but I do know what to experience with it, having done it before. My heartburn has been terrible! I am on prescription Zantac for it, and today, it's not working terribly well. Usually it helps, but not today. I am very tired this time. I mean really, really, really tired. And it's super hard with an almost 15 month-old toddler. It is HARD!!!!!