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Don’t Lift Anything Heavier than a Gallon of Milk

Allowing your tummy muscles to rest and heal is a challenging task. One of the instructions you are likely to be given as you are discharged from the hospital after hysterectomy.

Its easy to gauge your weight restrictions – do not lift anything heavier than a gallon of milk.

Don’t push a shopping cart.

Don’t vacuum your living room rug.

Allow yourself to heal!

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Stairs? Go up backwards

Many doctors will tell you – do not use the stairs for the first few weeks of recovery.

It may be easy for some hysterectomy patients to avoid stairs. But for others, there may not be any options.

Instead, we suggest this alternative. Go up backwards.

Take your time and use the handrail. And go up, slowly, backwards.

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Shop at the Hysterectomy Store for all your needs

As you prepare for your hysterectomy, shop at the Hysterectomy Store for your recovery needs. Our best sellers are best sellers for a reason! Since 1999, the Hysterectomy Store carries products that thousands of hysterectomy patients have found to be a help and a comfort for surgery recovery.

Our best sellers will help you recover: Pocket Binder with 2 cold packs provides gentle compression with cold ice relief for your tender belly.

The Tummy Pocket Pillow is the perfect tummy pillow to take with you to the hospital, take with you in the car and to have on the couch or your bed to hold across your belly.

Don’t miss our panties: The Three Style Panty set is everything you need from surgery to post op recovery.

Come browse at the Hysterecctomy Store.

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