Packing Hospital bag for C-Section....

Discussion in 'Pregnancy - Third Trimester' started by origin, Jan 26, 2011.

  1. origin

    origin Well-Known Member

    Jun 9, 2010
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    Hi guys
    I'm having c-sec next week and I've been told to take a small bag (obviously can have a bigger one in the car for when i go onto the ward) but what should i pack in the one i take with me - i presume they mean i take it into theatre.

    i was thinking....

    baby clothes and nappies
    few toiletires for me
    maternity pads and pants
    pair loose Pjs/nursing tops

    Also do I have to wear the hsopital gown I was wondering if they would let me wear a night shirt that opens right up down the front, so i can still do skin-to-skin contact. xxx
  2. Steffyxx

    Steffyxx Well-Known Member

    Apr 7, 2010
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    only tip i could give you is dont buy the disposable briefs bcoz they rub on the stitches and get really uncomfy i bought some cheap big cotton ones from primark :) not sure about the rest as my c section wasnt planned but they made me wear a gown so that they could get to the epi and stuff and changing afterwards can be really painful

    good luck xx
  3. 0400772

    0400772 Im having a baby!! :)

    Mar 31, 2009
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    Good question hunny, would love to know just in case, but really have no idea myself. Sorry x i pressume it would be essential things! like a SMALL bag rather than your suitcase thing that most of us will be bringing to the ward x

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