During the last few weeks of your pregnancy, it’s a very good idea to start getting your hospital bag ready. Mine was ready by 37 weeks because I’m just like that. 😊 Anything can happen, and I did not want to be caught by surprise – I kept it in my boot, just in case.
Whether you like to plan ahead like me or have a more devil-may-care attitude towards life, it’s worth at least thinking about what you and baby will need during your stay in hospital.
I went in for a planned C-section and will share what I packed. I’m sure it will mostly be the same whether you have a C-section or natural birth.
Hospital bag for mom:
Hospital bag for baby
These are things I took with but that were a total waste of space:
This was on the list the hospital gave me and the nurses were quite insistent, but I personally do not like this product.
Silly me. There REALLY is no time for this.
Bulky, looks weird under clothes and doesn’t do much. In my opinion not worth it, the post birth panties are a better bet.
I hope my insights on what to pack and not pack in your hospital birth bag helps. Especially for those first-time mommies. If you have any other items you think was worth packing please leave it in the comments.
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