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February 11th, 2013, 04:28 PM
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Originally Posted by lindsaylyn View Post
I'm not sure if this is an option at my hospital, but what about the mess? It would concern me for all of that to be floating around with me, I don't even like to put my hands in dirty dishwater LOL

I know I felt dirty enough from the "land" birth

Did you shower right away after the water birth?

I didn't think it was gross at all. In fact, all the vernix floating in hot water made my skin feel incredibly smooth for a week afterwards! I like holding a baby that's all clean instead of gooey after the birth too.

I did take a shower after i got out of the tub before snuggling up in bed.
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