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What do your lady bits look like after vaginal birth?

(107 Posts)
kebabbits Tue 24-May-05 20:51:55

Is it just ME or is anyone else a bit shocked by the appearance of their bits after giving birth vaginally?

I mean all I seem to see is the internal muscles - I'm sure there used to be more external skin there.

Should I just stop looking?!

(I'm not using my normal nickname on this thread, no chance!)

starlover Tue 24-May-05 20:52:20

mine look the same as they did before.

marne Tue 24-May-05 20:53:31

Your brave, i was to scaired to look.

lockets Tue 24-May-05 20:53:52

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Chandra Tue 24-May-05 20:54:04

I think it may get better with time, but in the mean time there's not much you can do about it so I think that probably it is a good idea to stop looking...

kebabbits Tue 24-May-05 20:55:01

Well now I feel like a FREAK!

It's been a few years already ...

It's not exactly something I can look up on Google though is it?!

sassy Tue 24-May-05 20:55:31

Never looked.
FAB name BTW!

lilibet Tue 24-May-05 20:55:32

Not something I have ever had the urge to look at tbh, not before children and certainly not after three!!

Why do you look?

JoolsToo Tue 24-May-05 20:55:58

what an odd thread

kebabbits Tue 24-May-05 20:56:54

I can't believe you haven't looked!

I looked about an hour afterwards.

I want to check out DH's view of things...

and see whether they did blanket stitch or what.

JoolsToo Tue 24-May-05 20:58:30

rubbish!

edodgy Tue 24-May-05 20:58:43

i was lucky it took a gorgeous australian dr 2 hours to sew me up and he must've taken pity on me and given me a designer vagina as my bits look better than they did before LOL mind u im pregnant again so god knows what it'll look like after November!

kebabbits Tue 24-May-05 20:59:21

What's rubbish?

MistressMary Tue 24-May-05 20:59:28

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kebabbits Tue 24-May-05 20:59:43

lol edodgy!

foolysh Tue 24-May-05 21:00:09

I suspect that you can find it on Google, now I'm off to find it for you...

kama Tue 24-May-05 21:00:18

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kebabbits Tue 24-May-05 21:01:01

Argh don't try foolysh!

foolysh Tue 24-May-05 21:02:46

Found a scarey picture of prolapse .

JoolsToo Tue 24-May-05 21:03:54

there was another thread on the same bit of anatomy a while ago by someone called poppypower ........ (a one time poster )

SPARKLER1 Tue 24-May-05 21:04:17

PMSL - have read through this thread and have visions of contortionist (sp?) mumnsnetters at all angles in front of a mirror.

handlemecarefully Tue 24-May-05 21:04:23

Well lets say I studiously avoided looking until a good few months after the event by which time everything had recovered...

tillykins Tue 24-May-05 21:04:43

my tummy is too big to see over

foolysh Tue 24-May-05 21:05:27

You really don't want to see this.
Gawd, no wonder it hurt so much.

Blossomhill Tue 24-May-05 21:05:32

can't view that link

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