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Supplies to Bring to the Hospital

When preparing for your stay at the Hospital, don’t forget to pack these items:

For Mom

  • Nightgown/Bathrobe
  • Slippers/Socks
  • Nursing Bra, Nursing Pads and Nursing Tops
  • Underwear
  • Sanitary Napkins
  • (If you prefer something other than what the Hospital provides.)
  • Glasses/Contacts
  • Toiletries/Cosmetics
  • Going-Home Outfit

For Baby

  • Outfit for Hospital Photograph
  • Going-Home Outfit
  • Receiving Blanket
  • Diaper Bag
  • Car Seat

For Labor

  • Birth Plan
  • Item to use as Focal Point
  • Watch with Second Hand
  • Notepad and Pen
  • Favorite Pillow
  • Hair Band
  • Music Player and Favorite Music
  • Massage Lotion/Aromatherapy
  • Tennis Ball/Back Massager


  • Insurance Cards/Forms
  • Change (for vending machines)
  • Long Distance Calling Card
  • Phone Numbers of People to Call
  • Camera, Film and Extra Batteries
  • Baby Book or Journal
  • Gum/Candy/Snacks
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