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Ok so I'm 36 1/2 weeks pregnant and have my 1st pelvic exam tomorrow. I have always shaved down there just not as much through pregnancy cause its harder to do. So I just tried and totally couldnt get/see everything uhhhhh... How many of you regular shavers had to stop at the end and if you didn;t stop how did you manage this task??
oh and DH.... NOT doing it lol

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:36 PM on Feb. 22, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • you're just now having a pelvic exam? your way far along!
    I stop shaving during pregnancy...
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:39 PM on Feb. 22, 2010

  • I had to just give up. Was not about to trust hubby with a razor down there! LOL call me paranoid!

    honey, the doctor/midwife is not gonna give a crap if you have a forest or are smooth or anything inbetween! they've seen it all! It's about as silly as worrying about having your hair cut before going! LOL
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:40 PM on Feb. 22, 2010

  • anon@39 I think she means the first one to check for dilation LOL

    I had a pap at the first visit but no other "down there" exams until then.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:41 PM on Feb. 22, 2010

  • treat yourself to a wax....its not as painful as ppl would think.
    aliishott2

    Answer by aliishott2 at 11:42 PM on Feb. 22, 2010

  • Sorry my DH was my savior, he shaved me and i love him for it. He even shaved my legs when i got so big it was hard to do.
    3_ring_circus_

    Answer by 3_ring_circus_ at 11:45 PM on Feb. 22, 2010

  • OP here, Yeah I meant 1st exam for dilation, sorry for leaving that out but in the beginning I had no problem shaving lol. I know they have seen it all but I hate not shaving. I guess I need to just brave it out and go for natural for a few weeks =(
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:47 PM on Feb. 22, 2010

  • Beard trimmers, you may not be smooth but they have a guard so you can't knick yourself and they'll at least trim the hair so you don't look like a whooly mamoth.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:27 AM on Feb. 23, 2010

  • I just shave by feel. But seriously, your dr does not care if you shave or not!!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:48 AM on Feb. 23, 2010

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