Sharna Burgess Details ‘Scary’ C-Section, Postpartum Recovery


Sharna Burgess.
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Sharing her truth. Sharna BurgessAfter having her first child, she opened up about her pregnancy, and her postpartum recovery weeks. Brian Austin Green.

“I didn’t expect a C section,” the Dancing With the StarsPro, 37, shared her experience via Instagram on Monday, June 25, along with a selfie. “I didn’t necessarily have a birth plan but even my relaxed go with the flow approach got tested when we were told this was the safest option. Our little Zane was trying so hard to get out but after 30+ hrs of labor and my water breaking TWICE, i just wasn’t dilating enough.”

The choreographer and the Beverly Hills, 90210On June 28, the 49-year old alum welcomed her first child, Zane, on June 28. Burgess stated that she believed she would give birth vaginally so it was not surprising when doctors told her she would need to have a C-section.

“In the moment it was scary, s–t even on the table it was scary,” she wrote. “But Zane arrived healthy and happy and that was always the priority.”

Sharna Burgess Details 'Scary' C-Section, 'Painful' Postpartum Recovery

Sharna Burgess.
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The ballroom dancer admitted that she was initially “afraid” to look at the incision after Zane’s arrival. “I looked and thought, ‘wow, I am utterly unrecognizable and my body has been through some serious shit,’” she continued. “But of course it had… I grew a life inside me. That miracle makes it all worth it.”

Burgess also detailed her postpartum recovery, telling her followers that the process is “unlike anything else” she’s experienced. “However you delivered your baby, C- Section or vaginally, postpartum recovery is no joke,” the So You Think You Can DanceAn alum wrote. “Women, we are incredible, remember that when you’re crying peeing for the first time, or unable to physically get yourself out of bed. It’s painful and emotional but it’s beautiful and man… is it worth every single second.”

The reality star, who was on birth control, revealed earlier this year that Zane was her first child. “We were thinking of trying mid to late this year lol,” she wrote via Instagram in March. “But the Universe made her own plan, found a window and went for it.”

Green, who started dating Burgess at the beginning of 2020, also shares Noah (9, Bodhi (8, and Journey (5 with ex-wife). Megan FoxKassius, 20 years old, with Vanessa Marcil. Shortly after Zane’s arrival, the BH90210Veteran admitted that he feels he might be done having children.

“How do you travel? Like, you know, going into a restaurant asking for a table for seven, it all starts becoming a little much,” the Kid 90 actor joked to Entertainment TonightThursday, July 21. “So I think I’m done at five.”

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