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.......... Linziebobinzie 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Killeen, TX, United States 12109 posts
Apr 22nd '13

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Linziebobinzie 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Killeen, TX, United States 12109 posts
Apr 22nd '13

Gave birth a little over 24 hours ago the ice pack idea is a good one! Idk what to do when I don't have the ice pack though. I try to reposition myself and either that hurts or my stomach hurts...I can't win lol

Cass Hole 3 kids; Shiloh, IL, United States 7588 posts
Apr 22nd '13

My friend didn't have an episiotomy but she did tear and swell really bad so she is putting her pads in the freezer for a few hours and using them as ice packs. Maybe try that? I didn't remember what I did for relief with my episiotomy other than not moving. lol good luck and hope you feel better soon.



Congrats also on your babe. :)

castaway 2 kids; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 20306 posts
Apr 22nd '13

the lidocanine numbing spray really helped me.

Linziebobinzie 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Killeen, TX, United States 12109 posts
Apr 22nd '13

Thanks ladies :) I actually tore but posting tore and coughing sounded weird lol I've been trying to figure out the best positions to cough in haha this epifoam is a beautiful thing and so is this oragel for lady parts its just coughing that absolutely sucks! I have pads at home soaked in aloe and witch hazel so I can't wait to wear them and be home!

Linziebobinzie 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Killeen, TX, United States 12109 posts
Apr 22nd '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting [Boats&Hoes]:</b>" I did that too, and let me tell you, they were such a relief."</blockquote>




Good! They're in the freezer lol I made room for them :) thinking I'm gonna have to make more though...I also heard condoms filled with water and frozen helps lol

Linziebobinzie 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Killeen, TX, United States 12109 posts
May 3rd '13

Omg haha yeah a lot cheaper!