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Condom Popsicles for New Moms

Why Didn't Anybody Tell Me: Vaginal Popsicles

If you think condoms only have one purpose, you are sorely (and I mean sorely) mistaken. One of the "treats" that the nurses quickly introduced me to in the maternity ward after delivering my baby was the genius ice diaper. An instant pain reliever, not every new mother is lucky enough to receive such pampered treatment. For those who have swollen and bruised nether regions post delivery, I've got another secret.

A friend of mine was tipped off from a mother, who also happens to be a doctor, to fill a condom with water and freeze it. When the discomfort kicks in, take the vaginal popsicle out of the ice box and lay it length wise in your undies to give your girly parts some relief. To keep you dry, use a feminine napkin to catch the ice's perspiration.


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