What’s in my hospital bag?😎
😇👉👉Please save this post if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant, full-term pregnant, or if you don’t know what is a hospital bag?
👌🤰A hospital bag is what mom to be or her friends and relatives carry to the hospital for her and baby during active labour and delivery.
🤷Once the water breaks or its time then it is highly unlikely that you will be able to collect all the stuff needed for this final phase so the right way is to plan and prepare a hospital bag well ahead.
👼Below is the pictures in this list which I have used for myself and share with all expecting friends and relatives.
Bonus: Along with this list are a few tips for you and a Free printable checklist at the end.
What is the right time to pack this hospital bag?
😉😉Well, once you enter the 9th month or anytime after 32 weeks is a good time to do it as you will have the strength and hormones to do it or with someones help. Print this list, discuss with your doctor, family, and finalize what all you want to buy and carry in the hospital bag.
Funny bonus tip: 😀If you have OCD it is good to keep the print in your bag so anyone can check what items are present and help you out if needed. Please keep a backup know-where person who knows where everything is kept in case you are not able to tell or get it yourself.
💐This list is mainly customized for Indian families but can be referred by everyone 💐
.(Please do refer to the info graphs☺️☺️☺️)
Hospital bag checklist for Mommy to be
Under pant – 10
Snacks, drinks, water, and cash change
Mom clothes gowns – 2, old – 2 front open
Going home outfit mom – 1
Maternity sanitary pad- Trumom
Toothpaste brush, moisturizer, bio-oil or body butter comb hairband makeup
Shampoo, conditioner, body wash
ear muffler / stole- 2
(Free printable at the end)
Bonus: Tips for Mommy to be
- Take everything front open for easy nursing and doctor visits.
Carry your own soft shawls, pillows, anything that calms you in the hospital bag.
Smile and remember this too shall pass
Hospital bag checklist for Baby
Baby sock and mittens
Multiple baby size outfit in muslin, flannel or woollen and ganji material
Going home outfit mom N baby
Receiver blanket **
Baby wipes clothes burp cloth muslin square lotion blanket sock mittens diaper rash cream
Baby nappy or diaper 30 **
Chandi bowl spoon
Baby muslin clothes **
Baby nail cutter thermometer mild detergent wash
Rubber sheet macintosh or quick dry
Baby banyan, vest, jhabla, etc front open kinds**
pillow- rai or mustard seed
(Free printable at the end)
Bonus: Tips for baby
- Things with ** are most important
Carry old soft muslin clothes
Check with doctor before applying or feeding anything foreign to baby.
Baby should only be given motherfeed
keep baby close for body warmth and love
For everyone else or others.
Yes you have to pack a hospital bag for them as well. Pack lots of SNACKS for them and they will be happy to take care of you. Just kidding.
You need to enable them with all information beforehand so they can help at the right time. It is important to have husband around all the time but he too will need breaks. So family and friends will be grateful to you for packing this bag for them. Check out the list below
All phone chargers
Packard extra bags
Insurance paper I’d card and file
Kettle and flask
Extra clothes for all
Plates spoon bowls glass disposable
Plastic cover and old bedsheets
Old cotton clothes for mom, cotton dupatta
Toothpaste toothbrush moisturizer bio-oil or body butter comb hairband makeup
Emergency contacts list
Blood donation contacts
(Free printable at the end, scroll below )
Bonus : Tips for everyone
- Be supportive and calm at all times
- Call a doctor if any emergency
listen to hospital staff very carefully
- know where everything is kept or packed
No more tips. Just be positive and breathe. You have come this far . With your planning and preparation everything will be smooth.
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Just to make your life super easy – here is the free hospital bag printable checklist that you can use comfortably if you haven’t started packing yet. Keep Calm and Breathe on!
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