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    I planned to trim about two weeks before my due date. DS had other ideas and made his arrival before I had a chance! I had a natural birth, no issues at all either during the birth or after. The ob and midwives won't care, so it's a personal decision.

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    While at work I actually heard a dr complaining to another dr about women being 'to natural'. I was quite shocked to hear somebody who is supposed to be a professional speaking in this way. However, she also stated that when she had children she was going to wear a double electric breast pump to bed of a night to help her lose weight faSter. She was quickly informed that this was a great way to get mastitis!

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    Default Birth preparation - er, 'maintenance'

    Quote Originally Posted by squirrelex View Post
    Well I 'tidied up' tonight in prep but potentially made more of a mockery down there as I'm sure I missed parts and have a few loose strands here and there as vision over my bulge is somewhat limited!

    It gives it character? Haha
    Hmm yes. It's amazing the difference between how well you think you've tidied and the reality once you can see again!

    It's true that it is mostly for you though - any peering down there is for the purposes of assessing baby not hair! Or a catheter if you have a CS. I had a pedi at around 38 weeks though as I've heard a number of midwives say that's what they notice!

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    Lol I tidied but once baby was out and I could really see it again it was pretty poor effort.

    Just suggest they keep the lights down low.



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    Default Birth preparation - er, 'maintenance'

    They won't care and see it all the time but I personally wax down there regularly so will do so at about 36-37 weeks before my c section at 38+

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    Default Birth preparation - er, 'maintenance'

    I have always hated the "nude" feeling. I'm a woman, I'm meant to have pubic hair. I just trimmed and neatened it up best I could.

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    I had a wax a few months ago and I swore I'd never ever do it again whilst pregnant. It hurt so so so much!!!! I was almost crying. I don't even know if ill ever do it again not pregnant after that! I was practicing labour techniques of breathing exercises and visualisation it was that bad.

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    Default Birth preparation - er, 'maintenance'

    I'm getting a wax a few weeks before; for two reasons.

    1) Heavy bleeding and the matted clots last time were filthy!

    2) The pain and time it took to remove the dressing from my c-section wound when I had pubes all caught in it.

    And I guess too just because I hate pubic hair.


 

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