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    Endone is oxycodone.

    Mouthwash! For the first 24 hrs when you can't get out of bed and want to freshen your mouth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlueLips View Post
    Endone is oxycodone.

    Mouthwash! For the first 24 hrs when you can't get out of bed and want to freshen your mouth.
    How would that work if you cant spit it out into the sink? Or do you just spit into a cup and have a cup of mouthwash spit beside your bed

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    I love how the lists in pregnancy magazines never mentioned the differences for packing for a c-section! Our first was an emergency c-section, and a shock, so of course I had next to nothing that I could wear besides pjs with elastic waist and I walked out of their in my DH's tracksuit pants, because they were larger, high waisted and elastic.

    Changes I made for subsequent deliveries (even though they were VBACs) was yoga pants as others have mentioned, lose undies, container with metamucil (it's good if you have to have several stitches for a natural also).

    I also wore hippy, elastic waisted skirts. I remember being in tears trying to go to the loo the next day, but DH was there and gave me tips - hilarious - but it worked. The hospital never warned it was going to happen and didn't give anything to help it.

    If you pack these things and prepare before hand, you should be fine. All the best!

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    Spit it into a paper cup and have someone bin it ??

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    I wore leggings from kmart that were one size too big with some loose tops.

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    Okay ladies this is what I have so far.
    Opinions? Anything else I should add?

    Maternity yoga pants/leggings
    Maternity singlets
    Long/short sleeve baggy shirts
    Granny undies/low cut undies
    SRC post preg shorts
    Socks
    Slippers (slip on's)
    Thongs
    Dressing gown
    Snacks (muesli bars/prune bars/rice crackers/sweets etc.)
    Water bottle
    iPod and head phones/iPad/e-reader
    Phone and charger
    Camera
    Breast pads
    Nipple cream
    Maternity pads
    Shampoo/conditioner
    Toothbrush/paste
    Hair ties
    Hair brush
    Make up
    Deodorant
    Moisturiser
    Body wash
    Panadole
    Metamucil / stool softeners
    Inner health plus

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    Sounds good! I'd also get a dry shampoo. I found it sooooo painful to try and wash my hair because lifting your arms pulls eeeeeverything and it's something I wish I'd had.

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    Quote Originally Posted by waterlily View Post
    I might take some prune bars with me too then!!
    Good idea, although it doesn't 'hurt' to poo it feels different so some 'help' will make it easier on you :-)

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    I took my own water bottles, I like cold water so we just filled bottles and put them in the fridge in our room, sounds silly but it helps me drink more water when it's cold & you need to drink heaps at the start... Saves waiting for your jug to be filled up all the time. Also a straw to drink from aswell, makes it easy to drink while BFing!

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    Take a hair dryer as its good to dry your wound with.

    I took my own pillow as I find other pillows just aren't right. I also found I had to still have a pillow under my leg when laying on the side. I found the first night I mainly slept more on my back than my usual side so pillows helped a lot.

    I got hungry so I wish I took more snacks.

    Chargers for all electronics.

    Jumper that zips up. I found I got really cold at night time. The AC seemed to go up :-/

    Oh I would take a nice big towel. The hospital ones I had were more like big size bath mats. Totally sucked!!


 

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