Haha I totally wore the hospital gown that opened from the front and tied home. It was awesome for breastfeeding and I just wore really big pajam pants that i could pull up to my belly button because of my scar.
Sweatpants or jogging pants or pajama pants. If you're having a c-section stay away from anything with a zipper (aka jeans).
And C-sections are cut very low. You're not likely to have panties or pants that will go beneath the incision so plan on having ones that go up higher so they comfortably go over the incision without causing excess pressure.
You'll have the world's biggest menstrual napkin in your underwear. So it's up to you whether or not you'd feel ok wearing a dress with your giant pad. (Personally, I wouldn't wear a dress, but I'm not a dress person anyways).
Leggings or tracksuit bottoms and a t shirt for going home, I just wore PJ's in hospital. For after the delivery, I bought some cheap jeans and leggings a size bigger than I was before and wore them until I could fit into my old clothes.
I got a couple of pairs of jogging bottoms which were nice and loose against the c-section area, and "granny pants" are an essential if you have a section - nothing worse than the elastic being right on the wound!
I didn't bleed much at all, not even as much as a period.
I'm in the same boat. Not a first time mom, but had absolutely no hospital stay after the birth of my daughter. I was discharged and drove 2 hours to sit by her isolette in wheelchair. lol I just wore my normal clothes (long, loose skirt). This time around I keep picturing me sitting upright in a chair, not a bed. haha Guess I'll bring a nursing nightgown, jammie pants/top, and some skirts.
As of rt now I have 2 pairs of pjs. I don't think I want to wear a dress bc of the bleeding but also like the idea of a dress bc of a possible c-section. I am going to go to the maternity store tomorrow and see what they have.
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