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labour skirt ???

So I'm looking to get like a skirt for when I get in labour as I don't want to flash with my bum and everything. So just so I can feel more comfortable knowing I have something to cover when I move around and maybe in the pool. But can't really find anything that I would like ? Please help!!!!! Thanks xx
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134578 tn?1614729226
You'll be in a hospital gown.
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I agree you should just where a gown.  It's going to be hard to wear a skirt to give birth.  Besides that the hospital might not let you wear a skirt
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I don't know about a skirt but you could order a gown. I did for my first pregnancy and the hospital let me wear it. I got mine from www.prettypushers.com
7763771 tn?1510501652
When you say you can't find anythin you like. ... why does it have to be liked? I hope you realize it is going to
be covered in gross stuff.  If i were looking for a skirt i would buy one that i wouldn't mind throwing out afterwards.  But as the other ladies above said, you may be required to wear a hospital gown
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I think they will make you get naked and into a gown no matter what you wear. Everything needs to be sterile i guess. I wanted to keep my shirt on but they made me take it off.
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No i did ask they said anything that I'm comfortable in. And as someone said, well gonna be thrower a to bin or not I would feel comfortable in something that I don't like.
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And don't want gown as I want baby skin to skin after I deliver. Want just like a sports bra and a skirt. Don't get how someone can say it's gonna be hard to wear a skirt to deliver? I think it's hard to wear a gown I would hate it
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The gowns that I was talking about from pretty pushers tie in the front so that you can do skin to skin and its easier to breastfeed if you plan on doing that just so you know.
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You won't be comfortable in Something you dont like?? You're giving birth!!! Who cares if you like it or not. It's going to be trash when you're done.  I'm not trying to be rude here, im just floored by this lol
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Oh my god some of you people. .. If you like to wear **** things then it's your own business I would newer wear something I don't like or not feel comfortable in easy is that! It's like saying when you dead what's the point of tress up...... If you don't answer my question why bother Comenting ? I don't care what's your opinion. And yes thanks for the website I'm going to have look now. Xx
13167 tn?1327194124
You probably should ask your doctor,  before you go through the expense of buying something,  whether you will have to wear a hospital gown.

When you're laboring you'll have sheets you can use to be modest - you don't have to labor naked on the bed where anyone coming in can see your ladybits.  Only when you're being checked for dilation,  or when you're pushing the baby out will you be exposed.

And in that case,  a pretty labor skirt won't help hide you.
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A company called binsi makes a couple styles ($35 & up) or if you can sew you can find binsi knock off pattern.  I personally think a gown is more comfortable for normal hospital labor. You hardly notice your wearing anything. They unsnap/tie easy for skin to skin or incase of an emergency.   If you are doing a home or water birth I can see how the skirt might be better. But in the hospital it could get in the way of the fetal monitor they strap across your belly to track baby's heart for signs of distress.  
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I seen it tho not really like it ? And I live in England... and also was thinking ow water birth tho that's the reason I want skirt not gown.....
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You are naked if you give birth in a tub...so you will be showing everything and have no need for a skirt. I was told u leave your dignity by the front door when yoi go into labour and pick it up on the way home...so true! By the time little one is there EVERYBODY has seen everything. And it does not matter, believe me! I am a shy girl but come 40 weeks and contractions all you can think of is getting through the pain and getting baby out.
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If you was told that then I feel sorry for u. I would of told them to **** of.... and I was told I can wear whatever I want either in pool or not.
134578 tn?1614729226
Good luck to you.
973741 tn?1342342773
Word from experience.  What you have on and how you look and what is hanging out and not hanging out, etc. is really not going to be your concern.  You're going to be pooping in front of people, in massive pain like you've never experienced, people looking at your hoo haa.  It's humbling.  And after the baby?  Welcome to the world of spit up.  

You'll have days that no matter how much you hate it, you'll be a shell of your former well dressed self.  Such is life.  Your baby won't care and love s you anyway.  

Unless you are having some kind of birth I don't know about, you're probably going to have to do what the hospital tells you,  

I took jammies to my first birth.  Never put them on===  found the hospital gown to be soft and comfy and VERY practical.

Anyway, you don't mention socks.  You will want socks (that you can throw away) and those can coordinate with your outfit or not because you get a lot of blood on them.  

good luck
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I should of knew that I won't get any help full responses in here... lol like I wouldn't know that what you all said already... I asked a question but instead had replies at completely different subject. Thank you all as always helpful..... lol
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I just saw your post on another post and wish I had seen this first. I had suggested to her possibly buying a skirted bathing suit bottom and cut the bottom area out or maybe because it sounds like you want to be covered possibly turning it into like a snapped bottom like a onesie is. I'm sorry it's all I have but I hope it was a little bit helpful. Good luck. I hope you are happy and comfy for your big day.
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Thanks! Seen some and think it's a good idea so will look around shops. Thank you xxx
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Have you tried eBay there are a few styles of birthing attire on there from lots of companies
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I did a seen maybe 2 but didn't like them. Thanks tho....
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If you live in england hun (i do too) they font put u in a gown for a vaginal birth..i was in pyjamas n took the bottoms off..my sister woreva nightie..my friend just wore a bra for in the birth pool..i understand the dignity thing..im having my ex with me in the room and i dont want him seeing my huge celulitey thighs lol..he probably will but u can try n protect your modesty..hope u find something you like and they will let you wear it
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No i want a skirt. And I can I asked in hospital
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