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Q&A: Postpartum Supplies for New Mom?

What items will I need to take care of myself "down there" after I deliver?
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ByPaula Kashtan
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March 2, 2017
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You’re smart to realize that baby’s not the only one who’ll have needs after delivery… Here’s what you’ll need to take care of yourself.

[ ] Ice packs (in case of tearing during birth or swelling after)

[ ] 2-3 week supply of ultra absorbent sanitary pads

[ ] Panty liners

[ ] Hemorrhoid wipes and cream (can become necessary after labor, even if pregnancy was free of problems…sorry)

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