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I have been struggling with trying to figure out what I can wear to the hospital and for my hospital stay and I'm short with a large stomach so it's hard to find clothes cause I can't fit into my regular clothes anymore I'm stuck wearing my husbands shirts all the time now please help

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Track Suits

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Jammies. Walmart or Marshalls always has cute ones this time of year. T shirt and pull on pants type. They are often as cute as any tracksuit, but not as heavy. Hoody for a jacket.

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I just wore my cozy sweats and sweatshirt

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I took comfy gym pants and a t shirt. Honestly, in the hospital I just wore the gown and did not change till I left the next afternoon. Basically it’s about 30 hours you are in there, just grab something comfy and don’t stress about it. Something that is loose around the belly area tho. Good luck with surgery!

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a couple of pairs of clean underwear, comfy pants, a loose soft bra bec you will be bloated ,and socks and a tee or sweatshirt for when they let you leave. And of course shoes.

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since i work at the hospital that i had the surgery at i was not going to wear a hospital gown while there. as soon as i could stand i changed into a pair of clean shorts and a tshirt. there is no reason you have to be in a gown. just wear a shirt you don't mind getting dirty because you never know what is going to stain it. I came to the hospital in shorts and left in shorts but this is southern california.

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Does the drain irritate when wearing pants? Maybe a silly question, but does it hurt bending over putting pants on post op? I was thinking about getting maxi dresses for after but idk what I’d do with the drain ....

sorry OP for mildly high jacking this post had questions like yours and didn’t think it needed another post 😬

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On 11/8/2019 at 9:13 PM, Gina_baby said:

I have been struggling with trying to figure out what I can wear to the hospital and for my hospital stay and I'm short with a large stomach so it's hard to find clothes cause I can't fit into my regular clothes anymore I'm stuck wearing my husbands shirts all the time now please help

I wore a caftan, nothing around my waist.

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I wore a baggy T-shirt and comfy leggings and my Birkenstock’s. And that’s all I needed. Besides clothes the other thing I used was my phone and charger as well as chapstick and lotion. Don’t over pack hehe

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I'm planning on taking PJ tops and really loose pants, plus a front closure sports bra for the girls. And underwear, of course. Anything loose and stretchy.

It's winter here in NJ, but since the hospital has valet service, I'm leaving my coat in the car.

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I'm not far from NJ I'm in CT and I like you idea gothgal I'm ready to have the biggest change in my life my surgery is scheduled for Nov 20th in the morning

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5 minutes ago, Gina_baby said:

I'm not far from NJ I'm in CT and I like you idea gothgal I'm ready to have the biggest change in my life my surgery is scheduled for Nov 20th in the morning

Hey there! I'm on the morning of the 20th also!

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