Post C-Section Essentials


With the C-section rate in the U.S. being 1 in 3 women, it’s important for moms to understand that although all births are unique and special, the recovery from a C-section is a little different than recovering from a vaginal birth. Whether you’re scheduling a C-section or preparing yourself in case you need one, we’ve compiled 10 great essentials to help you or a loved one recover in comfort.

  1. UpSpring C-Panty C-Section Underwear for Recovery support

    Designed especially for C-section recovery by a medical team and moms who went through the procedure. No uncomfortable binding waistband across your midsection like traditional panties and no hooks, bands or Velcro.

  2. Trendyline Women Postpartum Girdle Belly Band

    Effectively tightens and flattens your postpartum belly, provides great back support which is especially helpful after a C-section. Adjustable closure for easy wearing to keep your belly secure.

  3. Earth Mama Organic Skin & Scar Balm for C-Section Scars and Stretch Marks

    Effective herbal balm for C-section scars, stretch marks, and even minor burns. 100% natural ingredients traditionally used to help reduce the appearance of scars and stretch marks. Vegan and dermatologist tested.

  4. Always Radiant Feminine Pads (or any pads you prefer)

    Just because you didn’t give birth vaginally doesn’t mean you’re not going to bleed after birth. Always feminine pads helps you get the best protection by tailoring your pad to fit your flow and panty size. Always Radiant Overnight Pads absorb 10X their weight and feel light so you hardly notice they are there with 8-hour protection and odor control.

  5. Advil (or your choice pain reliever - check with your Dr. first!)

    Number 1 Selling pain reliever, safe and effective tough pain relief. Stops pain at the incision site.

  6. Colace Regular Strength Stool Softener (check with your Dr. first!)

    Occasional constipation relief for new moms. It allows for gentle relief from occasional constipation. This is a trick no one talks about!

  7. Lansinoh Nursing Pads

    Whether you’re breastfeeding or not, the Stay Dry Lansinoh Nursing Pads have a quilted, honeycomb lining and a unique breathable waterproof layer protection for any post-birth leaks.

  8. Kindred Bravely Emmaline Maternity & Nursing Robe

    This pregnancy robe is perfect for resting with your baby and late-night breastfeeding sessions. Its versatile design allows for easy transition during all phases of motherhood: pregnancy, postpartum, and beyond!

  9. Ekouaer Women's Nursing Nightgown

    Front double layers wrap with elastic ruched trimmed design for easy and discreet breast feeding. Loose irregular hem design, perfect both during and after pregnancy.

  10. Rest!

    This goes without saying but it’s so so important! Rest, ask for help, create your tribe and enjoy your baby!