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Stylish Hospital Wear, Does it Exist?

After talking to a friend this evening, something got me thinking.  He had met someone that was inspired by a sick relative to create more patient friendly, less humiliating items for people that may not be able to care for themselves.  When allowed, I usually wear my own clothes in the hospital.  That might consist of yoga pants and a t-shirt, or even boxer shorts and a tank.  Unless required, I get out of those hospital gowns as fast as I can.  Not only are they uncomfortable, strangling you every time you move, but they are less than modest, and require you to basically be totally naked if someone has to feel your stomach or listen for bowel sounds.  They are also re-used and usually a gigantic one size fits all.

I have seen hospital gowns that you can buy when you're having a baby, to look more stylish for your guests, like this, but why just for labor and delivery?  Why not for anyone who has to be in the hospital?  And this begs the question - when the heck is someone going to redesign these stupid hospital gowns to not show your butt crack and allow easy access without bearing all if someone has to examine the front of you, or place EKG sensors?

If you have found a solution to the hospital gown ugliness, please let me know!

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