1. Big Pants
The most popular tip! Big pants that will go over your scar comfortably. M&S do the best...
2. Peppermint Tea
A winner for helping with that horrible trapped wind no-one tells you about!
3. C Section Correction
A 3-step kit to support scar rehabilitation, including coconut oil, silicone strips and a body support garment.
5. Disposable Underwear
A C-section must have with a higher waistband that won’t roll down over your incision.
6. Frozen Meals
7 nights of frozen meals for new parents. Let someone else do the cooking!
7. Pregnancy Cushion
The comfiest pregnancy cushion ever! You can adjust the firmness and shape to suit you.
11. Arnica Tablets
To help reduce swelling and bruising, take arnica tablets or apply a topical gel.
9. Changing Mat
Keep an extra changing mat on a table downstairs so you don't need to keep bending down.
10. Mother's Balm
Made with a mix of organic oils to help with scarring. Plus will also make the perfect gift.
More tips from our instagram followers
- Eat nutritious food
- Set alarms for taking pain killers
- Hold a pillow over your lower tummy if you need to cough or sneeze and for the car ride home
- Get a cleaner for a few weeks
- Don't rush to leave the hospital
- Keep moving (slowly!)
- Sleep in a night dress or oversized t-shirt
- Accept any pain relief you are offered!
- Lucozade for energy
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