What’s In My Hospital Bag?

What’s In My Hospital Bag?

Happy Tuesday! I received some requests for a What’s in my Hospital bag post so today I’m sharing what I packed! I’d love to hear what you packed/didn’t pack, etc in the comments below, mamas! I’m 34 weeks pregnant and babies have a way of coming too early in my family. I feel so much better now that I have her room prepped, bassinet ready, and my bag packed! Let me know if there’s any other posts you’d be interested in that are pregnancy related before she comes! 🙂 

What’s In My Hospital Bag?

For Me:

  • Nursing Robe and Night Gown (Thanks, Mom!)
  • Flip flops
  • Nursing Bra
  • Going Home Outfit: Maternity leggings and a loose nursing t-shirt
  • Labor Socks: They say PUSH! on them with hearts…hahaha!
  • Make-up, travel sized toiletries, dry shampoo, hair ties, make up remover wipes, &  chapstick
  • Pregnancy Journal
  • Insurance Cards, Wallet, Phone Charger, glasses, and a pillow will be added right before we leave
  • Snacks galore!

For Daniel:

  • Clothes
  • Snacks
  • Toiletries
  • Camera will be added last minute! 

For Baby Girl:

  • Going Home Outfit (2 options)
  • Swaddle blanket
  • A Lovey
  • Light weight blanket for the car

What did you pack for the hospital? What time did you have your baby?

Tell me in the comments below!

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19 thoughts on “What’s In My Hospital Bag?

  1. Hehe those push socks sound awesome! This is definitely not a necessity, but if you have a nursing pillow, I would bring that so that the nurses / hospital’s lactation consultant can help you get started using what you’ll use at home. (I definitely recommend this one https://www.amazon.com/My-Brest-Friend-Original-Fireworks/dp/B003TSDMH8/ref=sr_1_3_a_it?ie=UTF8&qid=1494935938&sr=8-3&keywords=my%2Bbrest%2Bfriend&th=1 – I waited until like he was a month old to get it and should have gotten it sooner!)

  2. Ha I packed so much compared to you!! I love the socks, lol. Too funny! I second Christina on the boppy pillow or whatever you plan to use to help you breastfeed. I also would say nursing tanks/nursing bras! Tip- wear one before you get all hooked up to the wires, lol. I had on a sports bra thinking nothing and when she came out and we had skin to skin and tried breastfeeding, it was very complicated lol. I’d throw in a hoodie in case it gets cold, and chapstick for during labor!

    • Yes! I have my boppy pillow–I’ll definitely have to remember to bring that as well! Good call on the hoodie and I’ve got my nursing bras packed too! Chapstick is also at the ready haha–dry lips are terrible!

  3. I would second the nursing pillow if you have one you plan to use at home, it’s nice to get used to the positioning with the help of the lactation consultant. Pack more snacks than you think you need, the hubs and I went through so many snacks while having the babes. Also, you might want a light blanket or sweater for Daniel. Our room would get chilly at night, the babies were swaddled and I had plenty of blankets, but the hubs only had a sheet and was cold. Both my kiddos came about a week and a half early.

    • Thanks! I’ll definitely bring my nursing pillow and a sweatshirt for Daniel too! Good call on the light blanket too! Thanks!

  4. I’m jealous, Heather, I never got to pack my bags. Depended on dad to bring stuff. Went home without shoes the one time. He did try! Love him for that!

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