Baby Corner


Baby, Trying to Conceive and Pregnancy Message Boards


Lost Your Password?

Baby Corner Message Board > Parent to Parent > Ask a Question What to wear after birth?



What to wear after birth?

Post Reply Post New Topic  

 
Thread Tools Display Modes


 
Old 08-01-12, 01:41 AM
Community Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Toronto
Posts: 202
Thanked 0 Times
Points: 461
Level: 7
Weekly Activity 46100%
Default What to wear after birth?

As far as I know, hospitals here keep you until your baby is good and healthy and start breastfeeding. That can be 1 to 5 days. What should I pack for my post partum stay? I would think PJs since a nightgown would be impractical for BFing.

Any ideas?
Reply With Quote
 
Old 08-01-12, 08:34 AM
DanieH's Avatar
is loving my new job!
Kaitlyn & Nicole's Mommy
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Out There, NJ
Posts: 10,156
Thanked 415 Times
Points: 206
Level: 5
Weekly Activity 19220%
Default

Wear something comfortable....pjs w/ a button shirt or sweatpants and such. Congrats!
Reply With Quote
 
Old 08-01-12, 11:31 AM
Community Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Toronto
Posts: 202
Thanked 0 Times
Points: 461
Level: 7
Weekly Activity 46100%
Default

Thanks DanieH!
Reply With Quote
 
Old 08-01-12, 11:37 AM
MollysMommy's Avatar
is a stay at home Mommy<3
Community Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: TN
Posts: 294
Thanked 4 Times
Points: 498
Level: 8
Weekly Activity 49750%
Default

I stayed in either the hospital gowns or i bought some gowns that had a few buttons on top to undue, i also brought a nursing bra to wear after the first day (bc i got leaky and had to use the nursing pads.) Leaving the hospital i wore (thin)sweat pants and a baggy Tshirt. Dont worry about trying to look all cute bc, trust me, at that moment all you will care about is comfort.
Reply With Quote
 
Old 08-01-12, 02:19 PM
lauralkemp's Avatar
is the mommy of a 3 year old and expecting #2
Community Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Arizona
Posts: 2,316
Thanked 437 Times
Points: 169
Level: 4
Weekly Activity 16620%
Default


 
Reply With Quote

Latest Articles
TTC Lingo: A Guide to Trying to Conceive Acronyms
Have you ever wondered what all the trying to conceive acronyms mean? Here are the most common acronyms used in online trying to conceive and fertility communities.

So Breech Babies Have To Be Delivered By Cesarean?
Researchers in one study discuss the dangers of delivering a baby in a breech presentation vaginally vs having a c-section.

Trouble Conceiving? You Might Have a Vitamin D Deficiency
One study is showing a connection between infertility in men and women who undergo IVF unsuccessfully are Vitamin D deficient.

Pregnant Women Should Get Whooping Cough Vaccine Experts Say
A new study has shown that pregnant women who receive the pertussis (Whooping Cough) vaccine during pregnancy can protect herself and give her baby the antibodies needed for Whooping Cough protection before his/her first vaccination.

The Dangers of Antibacterial Soap Use for Pregnant Women & Fetuses
Should pregnant women use antibacterial soap? The FDA says no due to the potential for certain ingredients to pose health risks to pregnant mother's and their babies.

July 2014 Baby Photo Contest Winner

Baby Photo Contest Winner
Congratulations bexiboo85!

Calculators & Tools

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:42 AM.


Pregnancy | Fertility | Baby | Toddler | Free Baby Stuff! | Community | Baby Names

About Baby Corner | Advertising | Editorial | Contact Baby Corner | Terms of Use | Privacy Notice


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright © 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO ©2009, Crawlability, Inc.