This is a discussion on EDD Sept 2012 mummies! within the Year 2012 Mummy forum, part of the Mummy Meeting Place category; Originally Posted by felicity Oh yea, bring your cam, phone, cam charger, phone charger etc... very impt!! Haha.. My gg ...
felicity, by right single room should have bathroom inside right? I'm going for my check up tml and was thinking to straight away book single room. last time i booked 4 bedder coz the clinic staffs said that i can just get upgrade last min.. now kinda scared might not have room..
btw, my principal is to just bring every possible thing that i might wear/need together with hubby n baby one.. If not using just dump it in the car, not so big deal.. I was thinking better to just bring all rather than having hubby to go back n forth to our house to take things.. So for those who wants it compact, i really wont be much help.. lolz
Eeneyminey, I took epidural... No shivering, but hot like hell... Hahahahaha
Oh, I didn't asked that... But he didn't set appointment for me to remove the strings also... My next appointment is only on oct... So I guess the string he used is the dissolvable ones...maybe you could ask him when it's yr turn.. Should be standard in KK hospital
The shivering really depends on individual one I guess..
Hmmm, I guess now all doc use dissolvable for episiotomy stitching?
Should be disposable ones... But do you know when the wound will heal? 1 week or 2 weeks?
Just wondering those mummies who r doing breastfeeding.. How r your milk flow? My breastmilk came in only on e 5th day after i delivered. So on e 1st day of e flow i managed to pump 30ml. 2nd day 90ml. 3rd day bout 120ml. 4th day bout 150ml... My boy seems to get soo comfy after 12mins of sucking. But once I put him down to sleep his mouth starts doing e sucking action again.. Tried waking him but he's like so unpredictable!
Wish I could do exclusive breastfeeding but by 1am I am sooo tired I just concuss... (that's like 6hours of no pump n breastfeeding) only by 7am I'll wake up automatically cos my breast feels hard like a rock.... So during e time I sleep confinement lady will feed him with formula (cos my reserves only managed to provide 1 feeding session)...
Althou tired I m really enjoying motherhood but really feels fortunate becos hubby has been so supportive n caring towards baby n me... Think I wouldn't b able to handle alone...
Also can I chk with you gals whether the kodomo baby detergent can b used for e front load washing machine? There's no instruction on e bottle.
Eeneyminey yup single room has own attached bathroom.. Hubby n I also packed like everything.. Except milk bag... That's why my list has all the "brought but never used" items lol... In fact, we even brought sleeping bag ok!! XD
Piglim that's very good flow!! Mine now 11 days.. Max at 110ml so far... I take care of baby myself so exclusive breast milk... At night i pump n feed her ebm in bottle cos faster i can quickly go back to sleep. your flow is fast, is good! I'm tired now cos just latched baby for like 2 hours?! dont know is flow too slow or just comfort latching... Sigh... Shag!!
Oh you mean that's good flow? (the amt I state is the total amt I pump in a day ....) Felicity I rem reading one of your post that second day of your delivery you had 90ml alrdy... I try to latch baby as much as i can... Read some blogs that there r some mums who can have tons of milk storage bag... initially everyone was so discouraging (except hubby) keep saying I no milk dont waste time.. Plus my breasts not big (now only a small B) cannot hope for much.... ;(((( Only hope that e amt will keep increasing...
My boy has been passing motion like 5 times a day.. Heard that breastfeeding can help baby rid e jaundice thru e motion..which is good. I m still sunning my boy everyday... When he discharge his jaundice level was 8.1.. Then 5 days later pediatrician check was 7.1... So hopefully by now is much lower... (what is the normal level?)
As for e hospital admission list... Actually a lot of things no need to bring.. I stayed in a single bed ward.. No need pyjamas (cos every 3-4 hours you need to breast feed n e nurse will teach you if you have prob with it... N they normally ask you to remove n bare both sides of your breasts... So might as well just wear their gown. I did not change e disposable undies cos wasn't soiled but kept changin e pads. (n I used my own pads after finishing e hospital ones) no need to bring toiletries.. Toothbrushes provided (for you n hubby) but unless your hubby is gonna shower then you need to bring your own shampoo n soap. No need for room slippers they have also...
I think e only thing I use is
-small towel to support my hands when breastfeeding
-windbreaker (I wasn't cold but mum made me wrap myself like a mummified mummy)
-clothes to wear back (btw they have bath towels provided)
Ya think that's all.
In total my bill was $2400 (cash).
I was also shivering before e epidural.. The shivering started when I was at HM having contractions... The shivering actually looks like Pakistan disease kind teeth cluttering, legs, hands n body shaking...n you can't control at all.. But like what some mummies.. It depends on e individual... I did not shake after i took e epi though...
Btw I just called up kodomo... So for some who are curious like me... The salesperson says.. If you r using front load washing machine.. It's not advisable,,, but can be used for top load. Otherwise hand wash is recommended.
Mummies who delivered at Thomson Medical Center.. can I ask what kind of pads do Thomson Medical Center provide? The loop ones? Or normal adhesive ones? I bought adhesive ones cos I tink looped ones like very insecure ..
And also I realise you all mention just bring going home clothes.. But during the stay in Thomson Medical Center, I suppose you all went for those breastfeeding or childcare classes right? you all wear the hospital gowns to those classes? Or pyjames? Yest I was thinking whether need bring clothes to go for those classes not.. Haha.. Oh, btw, are those classes free? Good?
Have set up the baby's side of my bedroom today with all the things required for changing, massage, sleeping etc., Now only the bed has to be placed into our room from the baby's room... And hubby will have to move that, plus he wants to arrange everything else so he's doing his part too
By the way Mummies, did all of you prepare a complete birth plan printed out to take to the hospital? I've read a lot about birth plans but I'm wondering if it is really necessary to do so?
Wa... All of your flow is so good ..mine is so little... Less than 1oz.. Do you guys pump every 2 hours?
I am currently 37 weeks pregnant. EDD is on 20 Sept.. Saw spotting today.. Is it normal?? Worried..
Once enter e labour ward they will shave you ??
Purpur, for my case they did not shave