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    fsuchick1976 posted:
    Just thought I'd share a tip that I learned this time around. After the birth of DD1, I was given the squirt bottle to clean down there every time I went to the bathroom. This time around, the nurse gave me the squirt bottle and a package of baby wipes. The baby wipes really help you to feel fresher down there. The nurse told me to flush the baby wipes at the hospital, but I don't want to clog up my toilet at home, so I'm using the flushable moist wipes. Just thought I'd share in case you want to add it to your list of things to have on hand when you return home from the hospital.
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    mommy2_3_monsters responded:
    Thanks, I never thought of that and this is my 4th.
     
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    bellaboo22 responded:
    agree feel cleaner an helps ease the discomfort of stitches.... nurses said could even leave them in undies for a lil while to releave the tight dry feeling when stitches start to heal.... it works!!
     
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    emily8091457 responded:
    With DD#1 the nurses gave me a container of Tucks wipes with the witch hazel in them. I know they are actually for hemorrhoids, but they feel cold/refreshing when you use them and the witch hazel soothes the pain with the stitches and stuff. The nurse also told me to line a couple of them up in my underwear (or I guess on my pad since I was obviously still bleeding from giving birth). It felt SOOOOO nice. So after I'd go to the bathroom, I'd rinse with the water bottle and then I'd line up some nice clean, cold Tucks pads and oh man what a difference!!!
     
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    jadedstar replied to emily8091457's response:
    with my first i was shocked with what the hospital used but it was wonderful. a small baby diaper gotten wet with steril water then frozen they changed it every hour or so and it was wonderful helped with the swelling so much and once i was up and kept using the bottle to rinse i had some extreme pain so i used the diaper deal even when i went home when needed for a few days.
    Jaded(32), DD(7), EDD 1/20/2011 BOY Eli Rain, ~~I am a single mom and my Children are my world!
     
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    JessHeath responded:
    Ugh, forgot about that part......but good tip. We currently use those for my almost 3 year old because I just think she gets cleaner after she poops and she's potty trained. Regular toilet paper should be enough but I'm paranoid about her getting it clean enough. I'll have to steal a pack from her. I have had a hard time finding anything more than travel packs. Have you found them in big packs?
     
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    ssteinbuch0048 replied to JessHeath's response:
    JessHeath
    You can find them in the toilet paper section at walmart.
     
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    NoelleDawn responded:
    I have been using the moist wipes since I got in my second and third trimester they just hurt less after going to the restroom.


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