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Old 12-17-2011, 04:45 PM
 
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I'm deliberately trying to make sure I don't have any hair down there for the birth. I can not stand having it with the lochia & having to wear pads. It just seems so gross to me. I've dealt with it 3 times & I'm done. I shaved by braille a couple days ago since I got tired of waiting for dh to trim & wax (no way I can do that myself at this point!!). Should be easier to keep it dealt with now.
 

 


Oh ew, hadn't thought of that... Now I'm definitely trimming, no matter how difficult it is!!!

 

 


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I'm with Devaskyla...never had a BH and my first was 40w1d...second was 41w3d.

 

And I shave because lochia with hair sleeves me out.  For as long as I can remember I've shaved the undercarriage on day one of my cycle, too.


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I am going to "vajazzle" it for the birth.

 

hahahahaha, just kidding :) 

 

I can't stop giggling at how surprised my midwife/friend would be when she showed up and saw that. We are quite used to seeing hair or no hair or a wide variety of things, but I have yet to attend a birth where the woman is wearing crystals in place of hair. Gosh, now I kinda want to do it just for the shock value.

 

Oh man....I'm begging you, please do it! that would be SO AWESOME lmao!


 

 

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Oh man....I'm begging you, please do it! that would be SO AWESOME lmao!


 

 



I am just trying to figure out how I might explain that one to my kids (who want to be around for the birth). "Well, honey, sometimes a mommy likes to dress up her vulva like it is going to a fancy party."


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 Sleeping is hands down the worst. I dread going to bed every night because I'm so uncomfortable, and I constantly have this feeling like I want to jump out of my own skin because I can't stretch my muscles like I am used to being able to.

 

 



No kidding I feel the same way. I lay on my left with a pillow between legs and for some reason my back will start to hurt.


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ROTFLMAO.gifStop stop - you have me laughing so hard right now!


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I am going to "vajazzle" it for the birth.

 


HAHAHAHAHA!


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OMG, Erika, you are hilarious!

 

I use a beard trimmer, too (and braille right now, LOL!). Feels much safer right now! I don't like being cleanly shaved down there, so that works great for me.

 

I can't believe they sometimes still shave women in the hospital! Really?! Ugh! That's so outdated! If they use a razor that increases the risk of infection, too - NOT a good idea! At least if you use a razor at home when you're not in labor yet your body has a chance to heal!


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I am just trying to figure out how I might explain that one to my kids (who want to be around for the birth). "Well, honey, sometimes a mommy likes to dress up her vulva like it is going to a fancy party."

OhMyGod!!  I think I just peed a little!  My daughter is all over fancy party dresses...I would *love* to hear how she'd explain that one to the Kinder teacher!
 

 


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