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    Default Superficial - what did you wear to hospital when in labour?

    I feel like I'm going to go into labour in the middle of the night this time around (if I can go spontaneously within the next 6 days!) and I'm just wondering if it's socially acceptable to front up at hospital in my PJs? They're what I'm most comfortable in these days lol. What did everyone else wear to hospital? Last time I got dressed in maternity yoga tights and a t-shirt but I feel like if it's the middle of the night I don't even need that much effort and am looking for validation haha

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    I think you could totally show up in pjs! From memory I went in in a maternity skirt and shirt and a jumper.

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    I went to hospital in trackies - which I never wear except to bed!
    No one raised an eyebrow.
    Once I got settled in I changed into a long nightshirt I bought thinking that would give anyone who needed to, easy access to whatever was going on, but I'd still feel like I had some coverage.
    Fine until not long before DS was born when I ripped everything off not caring or noticing who was in the room!

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    I rocked up in street clothes first time round and pj's for the next 2 - laboured all night and get nicked if you think I was going to get dressed.

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    Whatever I was already wearing. No special outfit here. I alway ended up nude for the actual births.

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    First time I went in trackies. My water had broken so just went in to get checked. Didn't take a bag etc. stepped out of the car and they whooshed again! So when I left to go home to labour I walked out with wet undies and a towel around my waist

    Second time I wore a dress.

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    Just comfy clothes. Second child I rocked up in paint covered trackpants with a towel between my legs because my waters had broken and I was leaking constantly. I was not ruining semi decent clothes! I looked like a hobo...it was 2am, no one cared.

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    Oh no I didn't even think about potentially having my waters gushing out haha, would a maternity pad be enough to contain it? My waters didn't break on their own last time!

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    I am trying to remember what I wore. I am 99% sure it was pj's. I have fast labours and changing before leaving was the last thing on my mind!

    I never wore my pjs again though.

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    Um considering I was leaking all over the floor and crying that I was causing a trip hazard in the hospital at 0300 in the morning I didn't really mind being in my pjs.


 

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