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Sitz bath pads


I'm planning to use sitz bath pads. Can i use it immediately after giving birth? or do i have to wait some tiime before i can use them.

Jane ...
Answer: Hello, I'm not familiar with these bath pads and suggest you speak with your maternity care provider. You may be limited as to what you can use given the practice guidelines of the maternity hospital where you plan to have your baby. I understand that these pads use herbs and "natural" ingredients as a means of reducing swelling and pain. In theory they sound harmless but I'd suggest you are guided by the evidence based practice guidelines of your midwife and/or obstetrician. Best Jane
Answered: 06 Jul 2014