Originally Posted by LZP
I know Medela makes a post partum belly band too- saw that when searching for nursing bras. maybe a bella band in a size down would work for lighter support? Not sure about that one.
anyone know if those safety q-tip things are necessary, or can we stick with standard ones? (I just can't live without my q-tips!)
Last time around I just wore both of my bella bands, because they felt good. But, they didn't offer a lot of support - I would have liked more.
As for Q-tips, I am sure that you could live without the safety ones, but I really liked the assurance from the baby ones that I wasn't going to jam a Q-tip down DD's tiny ears when she jerked around after a bath. I scratched my eardrum once as a kid with a q-tip, and it hurt! Plus, I had to put in drops 3x a day for a week to prevent infection... can't imagine how much fun that would be with a newborn!