Clearly, I had skipped a course in my Pregnancy 101 curriculum. So, soon-to-be first-time mommies, take notes. Here’s your crash course in post-partum care and the 10 things that nobody will tell you about.
Postnatal care kit for mom: three different size maxi pads, Tucks, nursing pads, perineal squirt bottle, new mama bottom spray, Americaine spray (from hospital), Dibucaine Gel from Doctor, and cheap Hanes underwear (I used the mesh undies for the first few days home and then switched to cotton). Take collace for three days to help soften stool. Learn more tips on my blog: motherhoodtakesavillage.blogspot.com