Originally Posted by BabyMommee
Yep, peri-bottle is a MUST
In the hospital they gave me frozen preemie diapers to use as pads. I don't know if they got them wet and then froze them or what, but the coolness definitely helped. I really like the frozen condom idea from a pp!
I got some spray from the drug store that sort of numbs you, but I HATED it. I forget what it was called - it starts with a D.
dermoplast. i used it, the peri-bottle, the cold pads, and the pink ring in the toilet sitz bath tat the hosp gave me w #1. w dd all i used was a peri bottle. had third dgree tearing w ds, and none w dd.
Originally Posted by Voltige
Reviving this thread for a moment. . . .
Should witch hazel have alcohol in it? I just looked at my (expired) bottle and there is a % of alcohol listed. I would think this would burn, no? Is it possible/necessary to find pure witch hazel for postpartum purposes?