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
Robe and Slippers
Glasses or contact lenses (contact case and solutions)
Baby book or footprints to write in
Tennis balls in sock, Tupperware rolling pin, back massager etc.
Lotion for massage
Cornstarch or unscented powder for effleurage
Watch with second hand
Snacks for your labor partner (keep it simple)
FOR MOM – POST PARTUM
Two nursing bras. If not breast feeding, two firm fitting bras
Personal Hygiene items such as deodorant, shampoo, and comb brush hair dryer curling iron make up
Nightgown, if desired
Clothes to wear home
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.
Cord Blood Banking