What to Wear Home from the Hospital? | HysterSisters
HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support and Information
Advertising Info HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support Tutorial

Go Back   Hysterectomy HysterSisters > Hysterectomy Support Posts > Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)


HysterSisters.com is a massive online community with over 475,000 members and over 5 million posts.

Our community is filled with women who have been through the Hysterectomy experience providing both advice and support from our active members and moderators.

HysterSisters.com is located at 111 Peter St, Toronto, Canada, M5V2H1 and is part of the VerticalScope network of websites.

With free registration, you can ask and answer questions in our HYSTERECTOMY forum community, get our FREE BOOKLET, access Hysterectomy Checkpoints and more.

You are not alone. The HysterSisters are here for you. Join us today!
join HysterSisters for hysterectomy resources and support
Reply

What to Wear Home from the Hospital? What to Wear Home from the Hospital?

Thread Tools
  #1  
Unread 01-10-2006, 10:36 AM
What to Wear Home from the Hospital?

Hi All,

Am new here, and have a TAH scheduled for this Friday morning, so I don't have time to read everything I want to from this newly-found wonderful site.
What should I bring to wear home from the hospital?
Will I be able to sit in the car and put on a seatbelt?
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Unread 01-10-2006, 10:38 AM
What to Wear Home from the Hospital?

I haven't gone yet, but from what I have read here, loose pants and bigger underwear......also, take a pillow to put between you and the seat belt!!!!! Best wishes to you, my TAH is the day before yours!!!!
  #3  
Unread 01-10-2006, 10:39 AM
What to Wear Home from the Hospital?

You need to have loose fitting pants, or pajama bottoms. I sat in the car just fine, just didn't let the seatbelt touch my belly. Good luck on your surgery.
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #4  
Unread 01-10-2006, 10:42 AM
trip home from the castle

I showered and put on p.j.'s for the ride home, with slippers. It was a 45 minute ride in our SUV which wasn't comfortable. I was able to use a seatbelt. I placed it up above the incision and did ok. For the follow-up visit we borrowed my mom' s Lincoln and the ride was smooth.
I Wish you the very best and a speedy recovery.

Donna
Blessedx3

13 days post-op TAH
  #5  
Unread 01-10-2006, 10:43 AM
What to Wear Home from the Hospital?

Hi, Best wishes! I am having my surgery on January 23rd and I am planning on wearing home the sweat pants I wore to the hospital that day. Alot of the sisters wear P.j. pants home too. I think whatever you wear should be oversized and comfy. Take good care and I hope this helps! Melanie
  #6  
Unread 01-10-2006, 10:48 AM
What to Wear Home from the Hospital?

Under the Ohhhh or Murphy's Law category, I read somewhere on this site that you shouldn't sit in the front seat if your vehicle has dual air bags....

I also read that you should ware what you are going to bed in, why change when you get home.

Good luck and happy home coming!

Love this site!
  #7  
Unread 01-10-2006, 10:52 AM
What to Wear Home from the Hospital?

I wore loose drawstring yoga pants. The had no elastic in the waist. The seatbelt was not too terrible, but if I had a pillow to cover my hortizontal incision I would have been happier. I could not wear pj's until the second week, I opted for a knee length nightgown with sleeves. I live in snow country.

Good luck with your surgery. Everyday gets better!!

Wendy
  #8  
Unread 01-10-2006, 11:29 AM
What to Wear Home from the Hospital?

I am planning on wearing track pants, 2 sizes larger underwear, and a long sleeve t-shirt to the hospital and then home. I will be wearing their lovely garb while there

Oh, and don't forget your chapstick

Good luck Friday.
  #9  
Unread 01-10-2006, 01:54 PM
What to Wear Home from the Hospital?

Hello all. I actually wore jammy bottoms and a sweater and then because it was a little chilly here I also wore my housecoat. Then on my feet I wore my slippers. I have to say looking back I must have looked funny but I really did not care. As long as I was comfortable. I hope that that helps.

Jacqueline
  #10  
Unread 01-10-2006, 03:02 PM
What to Wear Home from the Hospital?

Since I was a "winter princess" I went with sweatpants and a sweater (and some nice cotton undies 1 size larger than normal).
Reply

booklet
Our Free Booklet
What 350,000 Women Know About Hysterectomy: Information, helpful hints as you prepare and recover from hysterectomy.
Answers to your questions
Register




Thread Tools

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
From This Forum From Other Forums
29 Replies, Last Reply 09-29-2009, Started By chesneyfan08
13 Replies, Last Reply 05-28-2009, Started By celticfiddlegal
23 Replies, Last Reply 03-30-2008, Started By 4hisglory
19 Replies, Last Reply 02-21-2008, Started By springtimegal
59 Replies, Last Reply 10-11-2007, Started By Abbydo
15 Replies, Last Reply 08-13-2007, Started By IMDRAMATIC
15 Replies, Last Reply 07-20-2007, Started By marshmallowchri
18 Replies, Last Reply 07-15-2007, Started By satinbtterfly
10 Replies, Last Reply 05-02-2007, Started By eliza0104
15 Replies, Last Reply 10-16-2006, Started By joannietoad
19 Replies, Last Reply 08-15-2005, Started By bungipeep
24 Replies, Last Reply 07-31-2005, Started By Lawnshark33
5 Replies, Last Reply 03-28-2005, Started By onesoldiersdream
4 Replies, Last Reply 01-21-2005, Started By krazed
18 Replies, Last Reply 10-21-2002, Started By juliebelle
9 Replies, Last Reply 05-21-2002, Started By sndpypr728
2 Replies, Last Reply 05-21-2002, Started By Haileigh
5 Replies, Last Reply 02-24-2002, Started By ljblank
2 Replies, Last Reply 07-02-2001, Started By Kaytbug
15 Replies, Last Reply 02-14-2001, Started By TwoDals



Advertisement

Hysterectomy News

January 27,2021

CURRENT NEWS

HysterSisters Takes On Partner To Manage Continued Growth And Longevity
I have news that is wonderful and exciting! This week’s migration wasn’t a typical migration - from one set ... News Archive

TODAY'S EVENTS

Calendar - Hysterectomies - Birthdays


Request Information


I am a HysterSister

HYSTERECTOMY STORIES

Featured Story - All Stories - Share Yours

FOLLOW US


Your Hysterectomy Date


CUSTOMIZE Your Browsing  


$vbulletin->featuredvideos is not an array!
Advertisement


Advertisement