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Hospital Bag Takeover |Part 2|

You will realize that I have left certain items off these list. Either the hospital will provide (ask if unsure) or you genuinely will not need it!

  1. COMFY CLOTHES!
  2. “Going home” outfit
  3. Pajamas
  4. Paperwork & identification – insurance card, drivers license/ID, birth plan, anything else they require
  5. Slippers & socks – not flip flops because it’s cold!
  6. Robe/sweater
  7. Postpartum girdle/wrap – I have 
  8. Prenatals/medication (some hospitals provide) – make sure you’re receiving/taking stool softener! 
  9. Glasses/contacts
  10. Toiletries – shampoo, conditioner, toothbrush/paste, deodorant, body wash, loofa, etc
  11. Hair accessories – ties, Bobby pins, wrap, etc
  12. Hair products – gel, leave in conditioner, et 
  13. Towel(s)
  14. Body lotion – helps with stretch marks!
  15. Breastcare – nipple cream, heat/ice compressions
  16. Nursing accessories – Boppy pillow (some hospitals provide), cover, burp clothes
  17. Cell phone charger
  18. Camera (if not using phone)
  19. Makeup

For Daddy

  1. Clothes
  2. Toiletries
  3. Pajamas
  4. Slippers & socks
  5. Underclothes
  6. Pillow &a blanket (some hospitals provide, but not comfy)
  7. Life necessities – wallet, medication, phone/charger, glasses, etc

For Baby

  1. “First outfit” & “Going home” clothes
  2. Onesies 
  3. Swaddlers/blanket
  4. Mittens, caps & socks
  5. Car seat**
  6. Toy accessories – these are mostly props for pictures 

I will cover the Do Not Need’s on Friday and give you the explanation why! This is all based off of my experience and what the hospital provided me. 

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