hospital bag (whats in mine whats in yours?)

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  1. iwanttobeamumm

    iwanttobeamumm Well-Known Member

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    this is my list of whats in my hospital bag my hospital bag is a gym bag not very big at all and a changing bag neither is full-
    Pjs-
    2 Comfy nighties

    1 pairs baggy Pj bottoms

    Bikini- (for pool birth)

    Clothes for me -

    maternity leggings (loose fitting for comfort)

    baggy T-shirt


    Clohes for baby-
    1 pair booties
    7/8 vests
    Three sleepsuts
    3 leggins
    6 pairs of socks
    3 hats
    1 cardigan
    Baby blanket
    cuddly toy
    3 pair mittens
    3 muslin cloths
    4bibs
    roll of nappy bags
    18 nappy's
    cotton wool

    for me

    17 Maternity pads
    30 breast pads

    Old knickers least 5 pairs
    Toiletries -
    Shampoo
    Conditioner
    bodywash
    Toothbrush + paste
    Hair brush
    microwaveable lavender heat pad
    light Dressing gown
    Pregnancy pillow
    Sports waterbottle to drink water while lieing down
    2 Dummys (if you’re using them)
    Camera + charger
    Phone + charger
    Snacks for you + OH-
    pistachios
    jelly sweets
    dolly mix
    m&ms
    fruit bars
    pumpkin seeds
    2 bags dry mango
    sunflower seeds
    2 bags dry cranberry
    seed mix
    4 bottles of juice

    i also have-
    Antiseptic wipes
    Tissues
    Pen n paper
    List of phone numbers of people to ring to let them know about you and baby and of course your notes

    also taking a car seat :D
    what are you taking can you recommend anything? xx
     
  2. babyslog

    babyslog Well-Known Member

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    Dont think u need 6 pairs of baby socks hun! Might want a few more nappies tho and old knickers for urself incase of leaks xx
     
  3. babyslog

    babyslog Well-Known Member

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    Think u have everything u need tho! Good List! xx
     
  4. iwanttobeamumm

    iwanttobeamumm Well-Known Member

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    i couldn't decide which socks i wanted haha there all too cute :p
     
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    babyslog Well-Known Member

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    haha! mind u they are only dinky so probs wont take up much room xx
     
  6. Bbybump16

    Bbybump16 Well-Known Member

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    How many nappies are people taking
     
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    babyslog Well-Known Member

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    Ive packed 20 i think and leavin a pack in the boot xx
     
  8. Bellarina

    Bellarina Well-Known Member

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    Im also packing flip flops for the shower hun...and a light dressing gown incase they tell me to.walk around

    good list tho xxx
     
  9. mummywanabe

    mummywanabe Well-Known Member

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    I packed 25 nappies
     
  10. iwanttobeamumm

    iwanttobeamumm Well-Known Member

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    ive got a dressing gown and i bought some cheap slippers from primark so it doesnt matter if my waters break on them haha
     
  11. Bellarina

    Bellarina Well-Known Member

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    Ye snap i got a dressing gown in matalan and a pair of open.toe slippers from primark

    xxx
     
  12. Loula

    Loula Well-Known Member

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    My bag was sooo minimal half of list above. If you have a straight forwaed birth chances are yull be home after 6 hrs x
     
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    Have you got Towels packed for when you have a shower afterwards xx
     
  14. iwanttobeamumm

    iwanttobeamumm Well-Known Member

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    my midwife has said to save room dont take a towel because the hospital has them and ive packed incase we have to stay in as i live two hours away from hospital :(
     
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    lauralou Well-Known Member

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    yikes you've got loads more than me, ive literally made a list and its just pjs, change of clothes, toiletries, towel, and snacks haha! then for little lady ive got 3 vests, 3 sleepsuits, few nappies and apack of cotton wool, oh and a hat! xxx
     
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    lauralou Well-Known Member

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    oh not forgetting a stack of maternity pads and big granny pants in a nice big size haha xxx ahhhh so glamorous!!! x
     
  17. mummywanabe

    mummywanabe Well-Known Member

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    I really need to repack my bag done it about 10weeks ago duno whats in there now! !!! But gona buy snacks in today and get hubby to pack a few wee bits for himself
     
  18. Chezza

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    Can I also recommend buying and packing a couple of pairs of high waisted knickers? If you end up having an unexpected C Sect you will be very grateful for them! xx
     
  19. HelenJ

    HelenJ Well-Known Member

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    Wow that sounds like a lot, how long are you planning to stay in the hospital
     
  20. iwanttobeamumm

    iwanttobeamumm Well-Known Member

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    like i said earlier helen i live 2 hours away from the hospital and neither me or my partner drive i dont expect to need it all but if i do have to stay in for a few days i am prepared and ive managed to fit it all into a gym bag so its not like ive packed a suitcase full like some women ive seen like on one bornevery minute some of them look like they are going on holiday haha
     

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