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Girdle/binding after c-section

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12/22/06 9:21 P

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My hospital gave me one but it became too big after about 1 week so my hubby had to go buy me another one. 3 weeks PP i still wear it. I love it but i'm getting a heat rash so i can only wear it some of the time.

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12/22/06 9:09 P

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Ok so it sounds like I shoud've done it earlier- right after surgery, but would it help still even 2 weeks pp? I could just use ace bandage and my belly band instead of purchasing a girdle right?
Just trying to reduce the "pouch"

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12/22/06 7:44 P

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I wore an abdominal binder that was given to me in the hospital after my unplanned C-section. It helps to keep that feeling of everything *falling out* from getting too bad. It helped me a lot and when I added a heating pad to the mix, my pain was a lot less than it was before.


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12/22/06 7:09 P

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I'm not planning on a C-section but either way I bought an after pregnancy girdle from Motherhood Maternity, and I will probably ace wrap at the hospital. I heard it helps alot with comfort and helping everything get stuck back in place.

I also have some Bella Bands from the earlier pregnancy and I plan on wearing those to kinda keep things together too.

I heard it works wonders!

-Katie S.

EDD: Dec 25th, 2006
Jordan Alexandra born at 11:05pm, Dec 31st, 2006 - 7lbs 8oz

*Pray for Kaleb*

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