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Packing your hospital bag(:

Sep 19, 2014 - 0 comments

Hospital bag



*Mom's Needs
•Your insurance card
•Change of clothes, including a going-home outfit. Make sure clothes are loose-fitting and comfortable.
•Nursing bra, nursing pads, and maternity underwear
•Toiletries, such as toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, contact lens solution, lip balm, hair brush and clips or bands. Don't forget eye glasses, if you wear them.
•Something to read or keep you entertained, like crossword puzzles
•Your camera/video camera, including batteries and charger
•Make sure your partner keeps track of and brings home anything valuable
•Snacks for your partner, and for you after you have had your baby
•Phone numbers of friends and family members

*Baby's Needs
•Going-home outfit, such as a stretch suit, nightgown, or sweater set
•A pair of socks or booties
•Receiving blanket, cap, and heavier blanket or bunting, if the weather is cold
•Diapers and wipes (some hospitals provide an initial supply of these)
•Rear-facing infant car seat
•Diaper bag

**What Not to Bring
•Credit cards, lots of cash, or any other valuables

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