The Hospital Bag Checklist!

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We get asked often what families should be packing for their hospital birth so here are our recommendations.

For you and your support team:

  • Birth Plan (multiple copies)
  • Comfort measure options: massage tools, aromatherapy, speaker for music, battery operated tea lights, wooden combs, scarf for belly sifting
  • Comfort item options: comfy clothes, pillow or blanket, eye mask, socks, slippers
  • ID/wallets
  • Insurance cards
  • Clothes and toiletries for you and your team!
  • Phone charger
  • Entertainment (Laptops, Ipads, books)
  • Drinks and snacks!
  • Camera

For Baby:

  • First outfits
  • Car seat
  • Feeding supplies (breast pump, bottles, formula, etc.)
  • Blankets/swaddles
  • Diapers and wipes (the hospital offers these as well)

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