Sunday, 24 May 2015
Hospital Labor Checklist!
__ Robe and/or nightgown
__ Old nightgown or t-shirt to wear during labor
__ Hair tie, in case you want your hair tied up
__ Relaxation materials ( books, magazines, music, etc.)
For the birth partner...
__ Comfortable shoes
__ Change of clothes, toothbrush and deodorant
__ Watch with a second hand to time contractions, or an application on cellphone
__ Swimwear if you're using a birth pool
__ Digital camera or camcorder
__ Address book to notify people
__ Snacks and drinks
For after your angel is born...
__ Going home outfit for you
__ Breastfeeding bra
__ Breast pads
__ Maternity or maxi pads
__ Towel, hairbrush, toothbrush and toothpaste
__ Old underwear/cheap underwear
__ Earplugs if you end up in a noisy ward
For the baby...
__ Infant car seat
__ One outfit for the trip home.
__ Baby blanket (warm one if it's cold out)
__ One pair of socks and/or boots
__ Jacket or snowsuit for winter weather
__ Receiving blanket or burp cloths.