What To Bring To The Hospital

FOR LABOR “ THE GOODY BAG

Small Focal point such as photos, ultrasound photo for baby, stuffed animal etc.

Brown paper lunch bag (in case of hyperventilation)

Toothbrush/toothpaste, mouth wash and breath spray

Chapstick or lip balm

Socks

Robe and Slippers

Glasses or contact lenses (contact case and solutions)

Baby book or footprints to write in

Music

Tennis balls in sock, Tupperware rolling pin, back massager etc.

Lotion for massage

Cornstarch or unscented powder for effleurage

Watch with second hand

Camera

Snacks for your labor partner (keep it simple)

FOR MOM – POST PARTUM

Two nursing bras. If not breast feeding, two firm fitting bras

Underwear

Personal Hygiene items such as deodorant, shampoo, and comb brush hair dryer curling iron make up

Nightgown, if desired

Clothes to wear home

FOR BABY

Infant car seat. Learn how to properly install it in your car before the baby arrives.

Clothes to wear home from the hospital: sleeper or outfit, undershirt, booties or socks, hat/bonnet, sweater (depending on weather), receiving blanket and outer blanket.

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