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    Black undies and lots!
    Socks, your feet get cold.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JR03 View Post
    Whoa I know you bleed after birth, but 3-5 packs? Assuming its WAY heavier than period bleeding?
    Yes, it is very heavy (at least mine was). Better to have too many vs not enough.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MothersMilk View Post
    Yes, it is very heavy (at least mine was). Better to have too many vs not enough.
    Plus it goes for much longer than your usual period as well. Up to 6 weeks is completely normal, so too many isn't really an issue. Better the be prepared.

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    Wow glad I read this thread. I knew it lasted weeks but didn't realise it was so heavy! Thanks for the input :-)

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    Default Re: What do I need for the hospital stay?? Please help :)

    Quote Originally Posted by babyla View Post
    Black undies and lots!
    Socks, your feet get cold.
    Old undies :-)

    OP are you public or private? Private hospitals provide loads of stuff...sometimes even pads. They'll give you a list of what you need to bring.

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    Default What do I need for the hospital stay?? Please help :)

    No public. I haven't got any info yet, I've got a while to go but I've been stressing about it so just wanna get it done!

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    Default Re: What do I need for the hospital stay?? Please help :)

    Good idea to get stuff together while you think of it! I always recommend that, if you're going to breastfeed, buy a really good water bottle...one you that seals and you can open one-handed. You get so thirsty feeding and those tiny hospital glasses are useless.

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    Default What do I need for the hospital stay?? Please help :)

    Definitely agree with the undies! I had a c section and the high waisted ones are great as they go above the incision. Also hospital towels are pretty small and rough, I would bring your own towel.

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    Default What do I need for the hospital stay?? Please help :)

    Quote Originally Posted by JR03 View Post
    Whoa I know you bleed after birth, but 3-5 packs? Assuming its WAY heavier than period bleeding?
    Lol I am planning to buy HUGE gel pads the olds use for incontinence, they seem way thicker and have a gel
    Core.....
    I had night pads and watched in horror as the middie joined two together aftertaste fist bub, yep a fair bit of bleeding

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    Default What do I need for the hospital stay?? Please help :)

    Quote Originally Posted by Peaze View Post
    No public. I haven't got any info yet, I've got a while to go but I've been stressing about it so just wanna get it done!
    Where are you located? I am in Brissie and in my 'Orange book' with all the middies notes is a page that gives you a list of what to take for you and bub :-)


 

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