Packing for the hospital/delivery room, what essentials to pack.
Hey moms to be don’t wait until you’re in labor to pack for the hospital. It can be difficult to know what to pack for your baby’s birth, especially if you’re becoming a mom for the first time. Before your due date pull together some things to take with you to the delivery room. The best thing to do is make a list of what you need to bring, then when the big moment arrives double check your list to make sure you have everything you need. Also your partner might also want to pack a bag as well like a change of clothes and personal items. Here is a list of items to pack for the hospital.
Your insurance card and your ID
Your cell phone and charger
Bathrobe, socks and slippers
Change of clothes, including a going home outfit. Make sure clothes are loose-fitting and comfortable.
Nursing bra, nursing pads and maternity underwear
Toiletries, such as toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, contact lens solution, lip balm, hair brush and clips or bands.
Something to read or keep you entertained
Your camera, including batteries and charger. Snacks for your partner, and for you after you have had your baby.
Phone numbers of friends and family members
Rear facing car seat
Rompers, sleep suits, onesies, and hat
A pair of socks or booties
Diaper bag, diapers and wipes
Diapers and wipes, some hospitals provide these