Hospital Check List – What You NEED in Your Bag!!

We asked moms across the country for their MUST Have birthing essentials, and came up with your ULTIMATE packing check list for the hospital

by Pink&Blue Contributor
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Here is the ultimate packing list!

For You:

    • DEPENDS – get these instead of Pads FOR SURE! (if not get-Kotex without dry weave, with wings)
    • Hair brush
    • Toothbrush
    • Toothpaste
    • Deodorant
    • Face soap
    • Pillow (coloured case so you can tell the difference between yours and hospital)
    • Nipple Cream-Jack newman (need prescription)
    • Nursing bra (not underwire)
    • Pajamas
    • Flip flops/shower shoes
    • Slippers
    • Extra socks
    • Phone number list to make birth announcements- you will want this so that your partner can do the calling/emailing for you.
    • Cord blood registration info if applicable
    • Granny Pants (if you are going to go with pads)
    • Comfy clothes to come home in
    • Lip balm
    • Hair elastics/clips
    • Camera – phone maybe?
    • Phone charger
    • Hospital card
    • Health Card
    • Ipod dock (battery operated) for delivery- they won’t let you plug anything in
    • Pen
    • Snacks – have someone bring later

For Baby:

    • Going home outfit x2 (just incase of an accident)
    • Diapers
    • Wipes- unscented
    • Pacifier
    • Car seat, head huggers, shoulder strap covers
    • Swaddle blanket
    • Burp cloths
    • Hat (they will give you one but after the 1st bath at the hospital you will want a nice clean one)
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