Hospital Bag Necessities


Baby

  1. A couple different brands of newborn and 0-3 month onesies.

  2. A couple different brands of newborn and 0-3 month sleepers.

  3. A couple different choices for going home outfit.

  4. Hats

  5. Socks

  6. Scratch mitts

  7. Pacifier or soother (if you plan on using one and don’t like the one hospital supplies)

  8. Receiving blankets (in case you don’t want to use hospital ones)

  9. Soft fuzzy blanket

  10. Diapers (in case you don’t want to use the ones the hospital supplies)

  11. Baby wipes (in case you don’t want to use the ones the hospital supplies)

  12. Baby shampoo and lotion (in case you don’t want to use what the hospital supplies)

  13. Nursing pillow if you plan to breastfeed

  14. Formula if you plan to formula feed (in case you don’t like the brand the hospital supplies)

  15. Car seat

  16. Cuddle bag, snowsuit or thick fuzzy blanket for babies born in winter.

Mommy

  1. Birth plan

  2. Contact call list

  3. Cell phone and charger or tablet and charger

  4. Pajamas

  5. Robe or birthing gown

  6. Socks

  7. Slippers

  8. Head band or hair tie

  9. Comfy clothes for going home

  10. Sanitary napkins (in case you don’t like the ones the hospital supplies)

  11. Underwear that you don’t care if they get wrecked

  12. Breast pads

  13. Nursing bra (if your nursing)

  14. Shampoo and conditioner (in case you don’t like the stuff the hospital supplies)

  15. Any other toiletries you use normally (lotion, toothbrush, tooth paste, ect.)

  16. Make-up (for going home and making you feel human again)

  17. Lip balm (hospitals can be dry)

  18. Something to keep you relaxed and help pass time (books, music,ect.)

  19. Snacks

  20. Ear plugs (in case you end up in a ward)

Significant Other (Daddy)

  1. Comfortable shoes (might be standing for a while)

  2. Clothes (if they plan to stay with you at the hospital)

  3. Toiletries

  4. Watch or timer to record contractions

  5. Recording device (camera, video camera, etc.)

Hope this helps some new Mommy’s out there as your getting ready to pack your bag for the hospital. Good Luck!

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