Hospital bag???

Sammy - posted on 05/29/2009 ( 99 moms have responded )

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I think its about time I pack a bag for me and baby as im due in nearly 1 month (omg, scary!).

I have no idea of what to pack and how much of it...please help!?

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Kelly - posted on 05/29/2009

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I'll agree with pretty much everyone who's commented so far. Remember that most of the stuff you'll need for baby (minus the coming home outfit) will be provided by the hospital. So most of what you'll need will be for you. Think about things that may boost your spirits in the days following giving birth. You'll want something comfortable, but also something to make you feel a little bit better about the fact that you still look about 3 months pregnant. :)

Savannah - posted on 05/29/2009

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I packed DEODORANT! ha ha. Comfy pjs and slippers were a must and something to wear home. Nursing bras. I also brought a book and a little bit of makeup (its surprising what mascara can do to make you feel a little better when you are feeling like crap!) Hairbrush. I forgot my toothbrush and toothpaste though, because I was surprised when labor started and i had to go to the hospital. (I was scheduled for a c sec in a couple days so I wasn't expecting the joy of labor that time around) IT was okay though, because they had stuff for me. You may want to consider some snacks. Honestly, for me though, the most important stuff was the pjs and the book.

Stacey - posted on 05/29/2009

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all the stuff they say u need u'll actually end up not using. I packed clothes n toiletres. You'll want a nightgown (that buttons up the front if u plan to breastfeed) n a robe n slippers if u wanna cover up n walk to halls. Bring an extra outfit for the baby bc he/she might be allergic to the soap they use at the hospital (my boy was n i complained to nurses) Jolly ranchers or ne hard candy to suck on was awesome bc they dont like u to eat once ur in labor. Plus it's good if ur sugar drops. Hair scrunchies n wide headbands keep ur hair out of ur face...nothing is more annoying than ur hair falling in ur face when ur trying to push.

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The one thing I couldn't have lived without was my Chap-stick!

Also, don't pack pre-pregnancy clothes for you - you won't fit into them yet!

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Virginia - posted on 07/15/2009

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a brush,pillow,toothbrush,toothpaste,baby's first outfit,shampoo,conditioner,clothes for you,don't bring anything pretty that might get rewined,I suggest dark clothes something loose.Some movies it can get boring.you can never over pack.it's so exciting isen't it?I love the whole baby hospital thing.It's addicting,congrats abd good luck.

April - posted on 07/14/2009

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For Baby:

Singlet, outfit,socks, mittens, beanie, wrap, car seat, any cream you would like to put on your baby.



For you:

Night wear, going home clothes, socks, shoes/slippers, breastfeeding bra, lots of undies (it's good to get some cheap ones that you can throw away just in case you leak), all your tolieteries (e.g soap, shampoo,conidtioner, deodarant, toothbrush, toothpaste, lipbalm (is good to have as your lips get really dry from labour), multivitamins if you choose to take them), maturnity pads(hospital ones aren't normally leakproof), breast pads may be needed



I would also take something to read just incase you do get bored although most hospital give you something to read and thereis normally a tv..

Samantha - posted on 06/11/2009

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I packed some jammies for me, which i didnt end up wearing, since the pants were too tight around my c-section inscison, some warm socks, clothes for the baby to come home in, the hospital i delivered in had clothes for them to wear there, toiletries, and some movies for my husband and i to watch for those long hours in labor. Oh, and i brought my favorite pillow since the pillows on the hospital bed were crappy.

Crystal - posted on 06/11/2009

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Everything below is all you need. I didn't even use the PJs or slippers that I brought because the hospital provided them. Right after delivery they gave me a nursing gown to wear, not too attractive, but it was easy access for all the exams after delivery and made nursing easy too. Also, when picking an outfit to go home (if you decide not to wear what you came in), pick something super comfortable. It's incredibly hard to walk and getting dressed can be painful, so you don't want tight pants or something hard to get into. You're going to look pregnant for a couple months, be prepared for that.

Aimee - posted on 06/11/2009

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straws and a lipbalm!!

its hard to drink properly from a cup during labour, so straws help!!

if u have gas and air it really dries out ur lips.

good luck! x

Juliana - posted on 06/11/2009

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Hi

I am also due now and i phoned the hospital to fax me a list of everything i would need, because not all hospitals provide. Im at medi clinic, pvt hospital in nelspruit and still i have to take nappies, 3days clothing for baby, surgical spirits, cotten bols, baby soap, baby cream, 3 recieving blankets, ag so on, but they faxed me the list of all the things i need, so i think its best to ask your hospital or the midwive at the meternity ward, don't worry, your not alone, i am sceared as hell.

Sheri - posted on 06/05/2009

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I was surprised by a premature birth, so I was not prepared at all, PACKING A BAG is sooooo important for both you and your baby! I ended up not having an outfit that fit my son so I had to send a friend to buy him another smaller outfit to come home in, also I did manage to pick myself up a oversized (not maternity) silk nighty and housecoat to match. It really made me feel a lot better about having company. Slipper's, socks, toothbrush, chocolate:), camera/cam-cord, phone #'s, car seat, your own bottles so baby won't have to switch later on, little hand-held fan, something for you to wear home!!! Hope everything goes well for you, Congratulations and Best Wishes!!

Carrie - posted on 06/04/2009

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Don't go crazy. My first I packed all kinds of clothes for both of us and never wore most of it. I learned my second one. You want and outfit for each of you to come home in, and then just something comfy for you- but remember you may bleed through in the begining so make sure it's nothing you want stained. I bought a cute off white pj set my first- yeah, brought black yoga pants for my second. Bring bra/sports bra to wear that you are comfy in. Someone suggested to me to bring my baby book so you could get the hand and footprints right in the book- I was glad I remembered those. Just relax and enjoy. Best of Luck!

Laura - posted on 06/04/2009

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don't worry about it, just worry about getting to the hospitol. after the baby is here you will need comfortable jammies and toothbrush, the hospitol will have what you need or have you family get what you need. i have four kids and never brought anything on the first day. good luck and congratulations!!!

Janelle - posted on 06/03/2009

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dont forget a nice body wash, hand cream for yourself buy something new that you wouldnt normally and treat yourself your a beautiful new mum ,,,,ps tell you friends when you want your visitors i was bombarded with visitors the first two days and then none try and see if they can space them out,and or give your husband some time to bond and choose a name for your little bundle,,,and i know flowers are lovely but ask your friends to donate a small amount to a charity in your babys name i had some of my friends do that for me and i love the fact my beautiful little baby boy was able to help others already....hope all goes well

Holly - posted on 06/03/2009

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Bring your baby book! I forgot mine! they can put in your littles foot and hand prints. plus right down thoughts and feelings!

Ariel - posted on 06/03/2009

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Socks! Lots of them. You'd be amazed how cold your feet get, and how easily your socks will get gross.
Loose jammies that'll cover your butt.
Slippers are great, but if they're your favorite ones don't take them, they will likely get messy.
Clothes for baby to wear home, a camera, socks for baby too (for hands and feet).
Hair and toothbrushes, a scrunchy, and travel sizes of shampoo and body wash.
A favorite maternity outfit to wear home and for pictures.
If you have one, bring a baby book to enter in all the important info.
Make sure you bring the car seat, and any important medical paperwork too! Plus, if they aren't in your cell phone, bring a list of people you will need to call right away and their numbers.

Rasha - posted on 06/03/2009

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I packed clothes for 2 days coz I was going to have a normal delivery and packed another small bag with extra clothes for me and the baby in case I had to stay longer (in case of c-section or something you never know) and left that bag at home so someone can bring it if I needed it.

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bring your BOPPY/nursing pillow!! You can nurse with some regular pillows supporting you and the baby, but they slip out of place, and if no one is there to put them back in their place...you'll end up with a sore back from twisting into funny positions. Newborns are so floppy, that it's greatto have the support of a nursing pillow!

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Wow! These posted comments are awesome. There are so many things I never would have considered but know I would have needed. Thank you all for your intelligent suggestions and advice and shared experience. I feel like I'm ready!!!

Renae - posted on 06/03/2009

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make sure you pack enough stuff for at least a day or 2 longer than you plan to be there, unless you live close to the hospital and it's not far for your husband to get more things for you. i packed my bag expecting to only be there for 2 days and ended up having an emergency c section and complications with breastfeeding and instead had to stay for 5 days. i then had to rely on my partner to get me more things from home. trying to explain where things are that you need is hard when you have so much on your mind that you don't remember where anything is at home. lol

Mandy - posted on 06/03/2009

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I took clothes and nightgown for me, didn't use my robe as the ward was so hot! Antibacterial wipes and handrub, toiletries, clothers for baby, small cot sheet and blanket, maternity pads (hospital ones were HUGE) definatley agree with the wide shoes and slippers, I thought my swollen feet would go down straight away...silly I know! but they took a while. A hairband to keep hair off my face and a flannel to cool me down. I didn't need as much as I packed though, have you been given a list of what to take by your midwife? Also something to read as it can take a while! I also took a notepad and pen as I was worried that I'd forget important details in all the emotion. Very improtantly a camera! Congratsand good luck

Mel - posted on 06/03/2009

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hi congrats



firstly how long are you wanting to stsy in hospital? how long can you stay for? the hospital i went to allowed for 5 days. i wanted to stay that long, but I ended up staying 7 cos of masitis and problems breastfeeding. Most ppl stay for 3-4 days -but its up to you,

Basically, you will be wet and icky, so bring a few tops to change. Bring about 3-5 pairs of pants. You may like to bring a couple of jumpers or long sleeve tops and slippers, as it can get cold in the hospital. Take at least 3 sets of PJs and dont forget comfortable cotton undies and pads.

You will need 3-6 (depending on how long you stay) maternity bras. I went through 3 large boxes of breastpads, but you may only need 1 or 2,

I reccommend you bring a towel and take your hair brush, toothbrush and paste. Find out from the hospital if u need to bring soap or any other toiletries.

You will need 2 items/sets of baby clothes for the day you leave hospital...one to go outside in, one incase bub ruins the first one before you get home. Make sure the outfit is warm if the weather's cold or comfortable if weather is warm

Also take a camera, your phone and paper and pen. make sure these are secure though and dont leave them lying around.

Its better to over do it than be caught short,

Always ask for things if you need!

Good luck!! All the best.

Nora - posted on 06/03/2009

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i just went thru the same 3 months ago i remember packin a big ole bag lol..but i bearly used few things....take a couple comfy jamies and if u r plannin on breast feeding then make sure u take a button's shirts take comfy underwears that arent tight although the hospital provided a special kind once that dont put any pressure on the bottom area so im not sure if yr hospital provide those,alsoi took my fav kind body wash and shampoo,take few packs of sanitary pads (the biggest size) again the hospital provided those but i still used the once i brought when i was checkin out of the hospital...i honestly didnt bring a fancy goin home outfit for me cus the last u will think of when u r checkin out is to look fancy..u will be tired and i ended up wearing a sweat pants and t-shirt....for the baby i took couple swaddling blankets,3-4 jamies and a beeny..i also took couple feeding bottles but the hospital used thiers.

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I don't know,,. my Doctor gave me a check list for what I would need and what I would need for baby to to bring baby home.. as you doctor or the Hosptail if they have a list.

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Hi Sammy!
I'm due shortly, but I did have an overnight stay in the post natal ward last month. Everything that has already been said is great, my bit to add and sorry if this is TMI is to pack soft loo paper and bum wipes. Think about what that part of your body goes thru and what kind of paper the hospital is likely to provide. I have the dreaded piles and it took a week for my bum to recover - imagine if I had stitches in my 'bits' too! When I spoke to the midwife about this, she also recommended a water bottle with a sports top. Fill it with warm water and when you need to pee, squirt the water gently on your bits a bit before and keep going until after you finish. Should help stop the stinging that usually comes with all the stitches and stuff.
Good luck - we're due around the same time!
Ange
xoxo

Linda - posted on 06/02/2009

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Pack the basics, night gown or pjs, robe, slippers, toiletries, cloths for you and the baby to come home in. Keep it simple for when you leave the hospital. Flowers, balloons, cards, overnightbag, you and the baby. Your going home with extras, so don't over-burden yourself.

Anissa - posted on 06/02/2009

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Don't stress over it to much! Remeber friends or family can always bring you what you need. I concentrated on what I would need to get me thru labor. Then everyone else helped me with the rest. Good Luck and Congratulations!!!!!!

Ann - posted on 06/02/2009

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I never packed one since I went into labor 2 months early, my husband just brought me some clothes to go home in and my bathroom stuff, other than that I used the hospital gowns because I was still huge and had a c-section so they were just easier! Definitely dont need much because you will spend most the time either in bed or with your new baby! Congrats!!!

Stacey - posted on 06/02/2009

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Something comfortable to go home in,and your toothbrush,hair brush and Camera!

MYLEA - posted on 06/02/2009

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All you really need is a change of clothes (yes, maternity size!) and an outfit for your baby with a blanket and hat. The hospital will provide everything else. They have the diapers, toothbrushes, shampoo, soap...etc.

P.S. don't forget your camera and infant seat!

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Vaseline!!! It's the one thing I remember using the most from my hospital bag! The gas & air made my mouth & lips very dry!

Nicole - posted on 06/01/2009

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Quoting Stephanie:

i packed everything I would need same as a two day trip, plus bag for Baby and hubby. SOME HOSPITALS GIVE YOU THINGS, Mine did but i wanted the things were hers!, (and his) and now hers again). Home outfits, paci i wanted them to have, blankeys, and pillows for me, my boppy, slippers, socks, and my poofy, my body wash, shampoo, and robe(they do not give you those) comforts and smells of home, i wanted them to be familiar! congrats i am right behind you with my THIRD BABY! CONGRATS



Definitely agree with Stephanie; bring at least an extra shirt for husband/s.o.  Mine didnt think to bring anything and was in the same clothes for three days.  Also bring your Boppy.  I didnt and had a hell of a time trying to prop baby up to nurse with crappy hospital pillows. 

Jessica - posted on 06/01/2009

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...But one thing I can tell you with almost complete certainty you will need are socks! The hospital was so incredibly cold! I run hotter than the average person and I needed them.

Good luck with everything. ^_^ And it's not quite as bad as everyone says it is, just so you know. :)

Jessica - posted on 06/01/2009

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There's a really, really cool website, www.babycenter.com that my friend told me about. It really really helped me. You can put "hospital bag" in the search box and it should bring up some links and you can choose the one or ones that you think will help you the most.

Hope this helps
-Jessica-

Kala - posted on 06/01/2009

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I had gestational diabetes so the most important thing in my bag was a huge box of chocolates for after the baby was born.

Megan - posted on 06/01/2009

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bring comfy clothes for you and the baby (you'll probably still have to wear maternity pants home so don't bring your 'skinny jeans'), a pair of socks for walking around the hospital A hair tie and brush, toothbrush, water bottle, Big overnite maxi-pads, and clean cotton panties. You'll also want a blanket for the baby and wipes.

Also make sure you carseat is installed in the middle backseat of your vehicle and you know how to use it... and then leave it there! Hospitals wont let you take the baby home without one!... Oh also, if you can see if you can get some seat pads to put in your car in case your water breaks at home so you don't soak the seats! Beyond that throw some snacks (protien bars, potato chips, baggy of cereal) in your bag for family members who will be with you... they could get hungry and you won't want them having to leave to go to the cafeteria or vending machine! Try not to overpack!

Erin - posted on 06/01/2009

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Something that was great for me was change for vending machines. While you are going to be able to have food from the cafeteria in the hospital, guest may not be able to and that's only after you have given birth. My husband appreciated the big bag of quarters I packed :)

Carly - posted on 06/01/2009

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MY favorite DVDs and a portable DVD player (don't forget the power plug). I figure it's my time to watch chic flicks without anyone grumbling.

Kala - posted on 06/01/2009

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The hospital I had my son in didn't have diaper wipes! They used wet paper towels so I would advise taking some just in case.

Crystal - posted on 06/01/2009

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With my first baby I overpacked and brought evrything. I packed like I was going away on vacations and it was alot to lug back to the car for my husband. I would pack something comfy to wear home, something loose like a dress and some slippers, of course a tooth brush and maybe a brush and make up because everyone will want pictutes of you and your baby...as far as baby stuff, the hospital will have diapers and wipes and blankets, so you dont need to overdue the diaper bag, but defintley pack whatever you want to bring your baby home in. try to pack light. oh and one thing I didnt get with my first was heavy duty pads for a home, you will bleed for a month no matter if you have a c-section or vaginal birth and you will bleed for ever and clot...its gross, so stock up on tha pads, thick ones. good luck, keep us posted

Laura - posted on 06/01/2009

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Don't forget breast pads. Magazine, Book. Slippers, Comfortable gown (I prefer PJ's however they aren't practical for this stay). Hairbrush, Toothbrush, Deodorant, Shampoo, Toothpaste, Favorite Soap, Extra undies, Loose fitting clothing in case your tummy is sensative, prescriptions. Baby's photo/going home outfit. Make sure car seat is properly installed in the car.



Best of Luck! Congratulations!!

~L

Sam - posted on 06/01/2009

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For my 1st son i packed loads....narrowed it down for my youngest and had everything i needed. I packed

> pjs, dressing gown, nighty/baggy tshirt (for labour) and slippers

> babygrows, vests, nappies, cotton wool, outdoor coat/cardi/snowsuit for baby

> going home clothes

> toiletries....inc lip balm....a definate must!!!

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Quoting Tamara:



Quoting Marissa:

Just pack comfy cloths. Once you give labor you will want to get out of the god awful hospital gown. Especially if you are going to nurse your baby they give you the hospital version of a nursing gown and lets just say your "hooters" might just give your visitors a "show." Get some nice nursing PJ's and some yoga pants. If you are planning on nursing bring your nursing cover-up. Also known as the "Hooter Hider." Don't forget your make-up and slippers!! You will be taking many pictures with your new baby and you want to look nice. Our hospital took professional pictures in the room wich were a nice keep sake. I was greatful I had make-up for those pictures!!! Be sure to ask your nurse for EXTRA PADS to go home with!!! They are wonderful for when you get home there are NO over the counter pads out there like the ones you get at the hospital!! Truthfully they are like mattress pads!!! And they have wonderful Ice pack pads ask for extras of those too!! Especially if you give birth natural. These are all things I want all women to know and what I have learned after my first was born. There are no books out there that will tell you this. Look luck!! And enjoy every min of it!!!





No need to have a Hooter Hider.  If someone doesn't like to see you nursing, they can take a long walk off a short pier.  It's feeding babies as the Gods intended.





 



I know i would have liked to be covered up so most definately take this! i felt akward having my dad, mothers bf anf father in law seeing me while i was breast feeding and im sure they saw my breasts. my mother i didnt mind as she and the nurses helped me to get my daughter to latch and , but now that my daughter is 14 months old i only breast fed for about 2 horrible weeks and i think to myself , i still see my counsellor and child health nurse who helped me to get her latched on several times, and im embarrassed they have seen my body not to mention my auntie when i was pumping and dumping to get rid of the pain after i stopped Bf-ing. definately bring something to cover yourself to save embarrassment with family and friends!

Stephanie - posted on 05/31/2009

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i packed everything I would need same as a two day trip, plus bag for Baby and hubby. SOME HOSPITALS GIVE YOU THINGS, Mine did but i wanted the things were hers!, (and his) and now hers again). Home outfits, paci i wanted them to have, blankeys, and pillows for me, my boppy, slippers, socks, and my poofy, my body wash, shampoo, and robe(they do not give you those) comforts and smells of home, i wanted them to be familiar! congrats i am right behind you with my THIRD BABY! CONGRATS

Tamara - posted on 05/31/2009

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Quoting Marissa:

Just pack comfy cloths. Once you give labor you will want to get out of the god awful hospital gown. Especially if you are going to nurse your baby they give you the hospital version of a nursing gown and lets just say your "hooters" might just give your visitors a "show." Get some nice nursing PJ's and some yoga pants. If you are planning on nursing bring your nursing cover-up. Also known as the "Hooter Hider." Don't forget your make-up and slippers!! You will be taking many pictures with your new baby and you want to look nice. Our hospital took professional pictures in the room wich were a nice keep sake. I was greatful I had make-up for those pictures!!! Be sure to ask your nurse for EXTRA PADS to go home with!!! They are wonderful for when you get home there are NO over the counter pads out there like the ones you get at the hospital!! Truthfully they are like mattress pads!!! And they have wonderful Ice pack pads ask for extras of those too!! Especially if you give birth natural. These are all things I want all women to know and what I have learned after my first was born. There are no books out there that will tell you this. Look luck!! And enjoy every min of it!!!


No need to have a Hooter Hider.  If someone doesn't like to see you nursing, they can take a long walk off a short pier.  It's feeding babies as the Gods intended.

Tamara - posted on 05/31/2009

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Let's see. Something comfy to labor in, clothes for your LO to come home in, a good nursing bra, nursing pads, snacks for during and after labor, hair brush, toiletries, maybe books or some other entertainment for yourself and DH.

Amy - posted on 05/31/2009

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(i had two c-sections so i packed based upon that. i'm not sure if the necessities would be different for regular birth) for my first daughter i packed everything but the kitchen sink. i followed every book and internet list i could find. but i used about a quarter of it and the things i wanted most i didn't have. for my second daughter someone told me to take a night or two and get ready for bed. but not just regular jump into bed type of ready. get ready as if ur going to spend some time "lounging" there before going to sleep. then write down everything u use no matter how insigficant it might seem. as weird as if sounded, it worked and i had just about everything i needed. the basics- night gowns (used 3) and a robe. slippers (3 pair). my own undies (at least 6 pair). pads (i didnt pack these the first time and the ones the hospital had were like pillows that didn't have any adhesive! what a disaster for three days!!) hair ties and brush. glasses/contacts and solution. shampoo/conditioner (i bought travel size for just about everything). toothbrush/paste/mouth wash (the mouth wash i found to be very useful when i wasn't able to get out of bed or stand long enough to brush real good) i brought the baby wash as my soap b/c it's gentle. i also packed the baby lotion. i figured that if i was going to be holding the baby, i might as well use something that is gently enough for her. chapstick. make-up (which i didn't think about for the first one. i wasn't really worried so much that i looked bad but it actually helped me feel better) and clothes to come home in. (comfy and easy to put on. i brough sneakers i could just slip on) some odds and ends- book to read and my ipod when i couldn't sleep at night (kept me from bothering the baby too while she slept :) hee hee hee. snacks (having my favorite snacks that i had been denying myself during pregnancy was fantastic) nail file (nervous energy before the delivery) baby book (mine had a section for writing in the pre-birth and post birth info). i also cheated and brought thank you cards to start filling out (again, filled the nights when i couldn't sleep) i also brought my own towel and washclothes. it was nice to get out of that first shower and have a towel that smelled like home. and the wash clothes came in handy when i was not able to get around well. and the weirdest thing i think i brought was a couple bottles of apple juice (kept me, if u excuse my saying, "regular" during the pregnancy and everyone was obsessed with my bowel movements....this saved me from being violated again....enough said) oh, deoderant...and wipes! i almost forgot...i really missed them the first time around. i got the flushable ones and used them instead of toilet paper. since i had c-sections it was sometime difficult to sit for any length of time and to bend certain ways. so i have to utilize every little second that i had. oh, u'll need a few bra's also. i think i packed three or four. (i didn't breastfeed so i had to have one on 24/7) for the baby, i just brought her coming-home outfit and a blanket. the hospital just gave us everything else that we needed. oh, and a pillow. i didn't use it to sleep with really but like Tami said, for the car ride home it make things easier. good luck! and congrats

Tami - posted on 05/31/2009

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I didn't pack much hoping I would be home the next day. Well I had an unexpected c/s - so here are my thoughts. Always overnight pads were the BEST!! I was also SO swollen from all the fluids that I looked like I had elephantitis. Not even my flip flops fit!! So I went home in socks. Luckily I had a maternity skirt so that worked out. One thing I wish I had taken was a belly wrap thingy. I only live 10 minutes from the hospital and my jiggly guts that had been rearranged hurt pretty bad. Take the baby book b/c sometimes they'll do foot prints right in there for you. Camera. I took make up but only for the day I left, but looking back on the pics I really wish I would have put it on before! haha

Good luck Momma!!

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I took my big fuzzy housecoat ...and was really glad I did...The hospital can be really cold. Toiletries and comfy pjs...and of course the baby necessities. I think with my second...I also took her baby book as I knew it might be the only chance to jot down that important hospital info that I was likely to forget......lol

Jaclyn - posted on 05/31/2009

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I highly suggest makeup! You'd be suprised at how awful you look and how many people want to take pictures lol. Don't over pack. Bring essentials. Pretend you're going away for the weekend what would you pack? Bathrobe is a must with slippers just b/c it's cold. A going home outfit for you and baby, toothbrush, hair brush, socks. The basics. I over packed when I had my son and regretted it. I barely used half of the stuff I packed. Good Luck!

Tabetha - posted on 05/31/2009

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they shoulud give u list of things to take on your pregnacy record book but u manly need somthing like old tshirt or pj top to give birth in clothes for u and bubba to come home in blanket for bubba sanitary pads breast pads and depending on ur stay 3 or 4 pairs of button up pjs and tolitires so make up can make u feel a whole lot better too

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