Oh, and i had a second degree tear and an episiotomy, no pain killers, and steps were no problem for me.
Sitting was a bit uncomfortable and peeing hurt a bit, but otherwise not too bad. Try not to worry - easier said than done of course :-)
Natie Nat (24-02-2015)
Your reply was a great help, I will be talking more with the midwife and asking for more information on what support I will receive after birth.
It's interesting to hear that you think that you were better of going public because of all of the support you received at home, I hadn't considered that private patients would not receive this ongoing support. Thanks for the book recommendation too I will definitely read that one!
Thanks so much everyone!! It's nice to know that a lot of you had great aftercare! Everyone has been very helpful! It's much apreaciated!
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