Hospital bag check - help!

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  1. Olive

    Olive Well-Known Member

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    Argh I just typed all of this and lost it!! Here we go again! :wall: Can anyone think of anything I'm missing? Thanks xxx

    Toiletries - me

    Deodrant
    Vaseline
    Nip cream and shields
    Contact lense solution, case and glasses
    Shower gel
    Magicool
    Fem fresh wipes :blush:
    Toothpaste and brush
    Breast pads
    Mat towels x 10 (more at home)
    5 x disposable knickers
    Make up wipes
    Hairbrush, spray and band
    Make up

    Toiletries - lo

    Mini sudocream
    Nappies (think 20 newborn from Pamper freebie packs)
    Nappy bags
    Mam dummies
    Wipes
    4 x muslins

    Clothes - me

    7 x knickers
    nursing bra
    mat bra
    2 x socks
    slippers and totes
    2 x nighties
    light dressing gown

    Thinking of going in jeans, top and cardi and just bring a spare top and wearing the same home??

    Clothes - lo

    2 vests
    1 sleepsuit
    2 babygrows
    1 soft hat
    1 scratching mits
    1 cellular blanket
    1 outside suit (fluffy bear one :love:)

    Also taking

    Phone charger
    Camera
    Snacks and drinks
    Magazines
     
  2. TORino

    TORino Well-Known Member

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    Shampoo/batiste? Incase you want to wash hair?
     
  3. Rachel1509

    Rachel1509 Well-Known Member

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    Towel, shampoo/conditioner? Seen as you don't know how long you'll be in hospital for!

    Looks very organised and in check though from what I can see :)
     
  4. Olive

    Olive Well-Known Member

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    Thanks ladies! Dry shampoo great idea!! I was wondering about towels and whether they provide them. Hmm. Maybe take one just in case!

    Xx
     
  5. Rachel1509

    Rachel1509 Well-Known Member

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    They probably do provide them, but I'd take my own.. Don't know who's bums been wiped on the hospital ones! :lol:
     
  6. LouiseB

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    Me personally, i'd be putting some cleaning stuff on the list. At least some dettol in case i want a bath... I'd probably take my own pillow case too lol Maybe your own towel?

    I'd just have one set of clothing for me and a set for baby and the hospital will have everything else like nappies.

    They'll provide you with a gown and slippers don't forget :)

    Oh, maybe some dextrose tablets and electrolyte drinks for energy and hydration without eating/drinking too much.

    I'd just send OH for anything else if you find out you need to stay longer than intended ;)
     
  7. beckyboo1

    beckyboo1 Well-Known Member

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    Hi Olive - my friend sent me the list that she'd got from her sister, which she then subsequently used when she had her LO. Didn't hve time to do a complete cross check but the list is below!!

    1
    Tens machine and pads
    3
    Knickers - normal
    5
    snacks
    2
    drinks
    30
    pounds cash
    1
    socks
    1
    maternity pjs
    1
    labour top
    1
    pack of maternity pads
    1
    Mobile
    1
    Phone charger
    1
    hand held fan
    1
    Nursing bras
    1
    Handheld notes
    1
    nipple cream
    1
    nipple pads
    1
    book
    1
    Camera - charged
    1
    Change of clothes
    1
    Shower stuff
    1
    towel
    1
    make up
    1
    hair products
    1
    hair brush
    1
    hair bobble
    1
    bikini
    1
    toothbrush
    1
    toothpaste
    1
    deodrant


    5
    Baby grows
    5
    vests
    3
    socks
    1
    scratch mitts
    10
    newborn nappies
    1
    cotton wool balls
    2
    bibs
    3
    Muslin cloths
    1
    Car seat
    1
    blanket
    1
    outdoor babysuit


    Hope this helps!! xx
     
  8. beckyboo1

    beckyboo1 Well-Known Member

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    oh bugger - just realised its copy and pasted weird!!

    The numbers at the side were the numbers of each item she took in!!
     
  10. kerry5a

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    Hair bands and brush, warm socks...your feet get cold in labour x
     
  11. Olive

    Olive Well-Known Member

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    Thank yooooooou everyone. xxx

    I'm debating whether to take my own ball as I know they have them there, but then you think of all the foofs that have sat on them lol. But then if I start to think like that, I'll not want to use anything iykwim! Argh, less thinking more packing!
     
  12. pinkyprincess

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    More knickers! I took 7 in and made OH bring me 2 more packs as my waters leaked and I bled! A couple more outfits for baby as they get amazingly dirty lol!


     
  13. Rachel1509

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    I'm gonna be taking my ball with me. Even though the lady who took the antenatal class last week with me said that I probably won't need it as the hospital has quite a few, I'm still defo taking my own. I'd hate to get there to then be told 'Oh we don't have any balls, sorry'.

    Leaving it to OH to deflate and redo it when the time comes :D
     
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  14. Olive

    Olive Well-Known Member

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    Thanks chick, more knickers it is. I'll take some more baby grows too :) :hug: xx
     
  15. Olive

    Olive Well-Known Member

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    Thanks hun. Fair point! We're 8-9 mins away from hospital (quite sad, I've timed it twice on car timer - not bad though eh?), so will leave and if none get OH to go back home pronto! Lol.xx
     
  16. hugsy

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    yeah u want shampoo cos mw told me theey have to see you are able to have a shower n all after, was also told to take 2 dark towels

    also id take more than 10 mat pads cos my pack says u use 24 a day the first day

    so excited for you hope the iduction works first time x
     
  17. mummy2b19

    mummy2b19 Well-Known Member

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    Just thinking if your planning on going in same clothes that your coming out in what if your waters are break on the way in will it not make your bottoms a little bit minging? Just a thought Hun xx
     
  18. positivity :)

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    Deffo more baby clothes! Is go for at least 5/6 vests and 5/6 baby grows! My LO raced through them hun. Also, more knickers and more maternity pads xxx
     
  19. pinkyprincess

    pinkyprincess Well-Known Member

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    I was given a lot of pads at the hosp but I took 20 just incase but don't be afraid to ask for their pads as they are free :)


     
  20. sarah0202

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    i have this list i can't remember who posted it but its everything you need for hospital bags and when you are home with the baby i've had it saved for a while hope this works

    Hospital bag for you
    *Birth Plan
    *Pregnancy notes
    *Water or Magicool spray
    *Towel
    *Going home outfit
    *Comfy clothing
    *Cotton or disposable knickers
    *Maternity bras
    *Face sponge/flannel
    *Snacks & drinks
    *Spare change
    *MP3 player & charger
    *Mobile phone & charger
    *Camera & charger
    *Maternity sanitary towels
    *Breast pads
    *Nipple cream
    *Nighties/Baggy long t-shirts
    *Dressing gown
    *Slippers
    *Socks
    *Flip flops
    *Handheld fan
    *Clip on light
    *Books & magazines
    *Hairbrush & Comb
    *Hair bands
    *Make up
    *Shampoo & conditioner
    *Shower gel & flannel
    *Body lotion
    *Deodorant
    *Lip balm
    *Cotton wool pads
    *Cotton buds
    *Carrier bags for dirty washing

    Hospital bag for baby
    *Nappies
    *Wipes
    *Cotton wool balls
    *Baby shampoo
    *Baby wash
    *Baby lotion/oil
    *Baby powder
    *3-5 Vests
    *3-5 Sleepsuits
    *Bibs
    *Socks
    *Slippers/Bootees
    *Hats
    *Blankets
    *Muslin cloths
    *Baby towel
    *Coming home outfit

    Baby clothes
    *Vests
    *Sleepsuits
    *Baby grows
    *Sleeping bags
    *Hats
    *Gloves
    *Scratch mittens
    *Socks
    *Slippers
    *Bootees
    *Cardigans
    *Jackets
    *Coats
    *T-shirts
    *Pullovers
    *Side snap tops
    *Jumpers
    *All in ones
    *Snow suits

    NB: Consider buying clothes in following sizes new-born, 0-3, 3-6, 6-9 & 9-12

    Feeding - Breast & expressing/Bottle & formula/weaning
    *Steriliser (electric steam)
    *Steriliser (cold water)
    *Bottles in different sizes
    *Teats in different flows
    *Bottle & teat brushes
    *Feeding cushion
    *Bottle warmer
    *Breast pump
    *Nursing bras
    *Breast pads
    *Nipple cream
    *Soothe gel pads
    *Pacifier
    *Sterilising method
    *Bottles for storing breast milk
    *Breast milk freezer bags
    *Formula dispenser
    *Soothers & dummies
    *Cooler/Carry bag for pump & milk
    *Bibs
    *Muslin cloths
    *Formula
    *Jars & pouches of pre made food
    *Pots of pre made food
    *Snacks & rusks
    *Fruit pots
    *Dried cereals
    *Drinks
    *Baby food cube trays
    *Cookbook
    *Food blender & steamer
    *High chair
    *Booster seat
    *Plastic bowl/plate/utensils/cutlery
    *Spill proof cup
    *Harness
    *Floor mat

    Baby toiletries
    *Baby lotion
    *Baby Shampoo
    *Baby wash
    *Baby oil
    *Baby powder

    Baby healthcare/medicine/first aid
    *Wellkid Baby Syrup
    *Abidec multivitamin liquid drops
    *Baby paracetomol
    *Teething gel
    *Calprofen sachets
    *Calpol
    *Kool 'n' Soothe soft gel sheets
    *Infacol colic drops
    *Gripe water
    *Calpol Soothe & care saline nasal spray
    *Tixylix baby syrup
    *Benylin childrens richly cough
    *Sudocream
    *Petroleum jelly
    *Baby cotton buds
    *Cotton wool pads of different sizes
    *Bottle of rubbing alcohol/wipes (Great for umbilical cord care)
    *Nasal aspirator
    *Medicine spoon/dropper
    *Hand sanitising gel
    *Pacifiers
    *Tweezers
    *Pen light
    *Tongue depressors
    *Saline solution & eye bath
    *Small scissors
    *Calamine lotion
    *Antihistamine cream
    *Antiseptic cream/spray
    *Sticking plasters of different sizes
    *Adhesive tape
    *Bandages - Crepe/Tubular/Triangle
    *Gauzes
    *Safety pins
    *Aloe Vera gel
    *Sterile gloves
    *Clippers
    *Hairbrush & comb
    *Toothpaste
    *Finger toothbrush & toothbrush

    Baby Safety
    *Thermometers - Room, baby & bath
    *Monitors
    *Door stops
    *Night lights
    *Corner cushions
    *Fire guards
    *Safety gate
    *Outlet plug covers
    *Cabinet locks
    *Drawer latches
    *Lead testers
    *Toilet seat cover
    *Door knob/handle covers
    *Bed rail
    *Household disinfectant
    *Non bio washing powder
    *Smoke detectors
    *Carbon monoxide detectors
    *Appliance locks
    *Walking harness & reins

    Changing
    *Nappies of different sizes
    *Wipes
    *Nappy bags
    *Changing mat & disposables ones
    *Antibacterial wipes
    *Tommy tippee sangenic nappy disposal & refills
    *Wipe warmers
    *Changing bag
    *Potty

    Bathtime
    *Baby bath
    *Top & tail bowl
    *Extra long bath mat
    *Bath supports - large sponge/sling
    *Bath seat
    *Bath towels
    *Hooded towels
    *Washcloths/flannels/sponges
    *Bath toys

    Nursery
    *Moses basket
    *Moses basket stand
    *Moses basket mattress
    *Moses basket sheets
    *Moses basket blankets
    *Cot
    *Cot bumper
    *Cot mattress
    *Cot waterproof mattress pad/protector
    *Cot sheets
    *Cot blankets
    *Cot toys
    *Cot Mobile
    *Rocking chair
    *Clothes hangers
    *Dresser/changing table
    *Wicker baskets of different sizes
    *Storage chest/basket
    *Waste paper basket
    *Curtains & tie backs
    *Clock
    *Shelves
    *Wallpaper/Borders/transfers

    On the go
    *Pushchair with car seat adaptor
    *Travel system
    *Carry cot
    *Rain Cover
    *Sun shade/Parasol
    *Foot muff
    *Toddler holder
    *Cup holder
    *Toys & mobile
    *Shopping basket
    *Car seat & base
    *Carry cot fixing kit
    *Head huger
    *Head cushion & neck support
    *Harness strap cover
    *Window blinds
    *Baby view mirror
    *Toy tidy
    *Play trays
    *Front & back carrier

    Playtime & entertainment
    *Baby swing
    *Doorway jumper
    *Baby rocker/bouncer
    *Play mat/gym
    *Soft/material books
    *Play pen
    *Developmental toys
    *Baby walker
    *Rattles
    *Sorters/Stackers/Letter blocks
    *Soft toys
    *Teddies/Stuffed animals
    *Teething toys
    *Puzzles
     

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