For you:

  • For labor and birth - comfy, loose, accessible, washable, robe or abaya, scarves, loose underwear, socks, slippers. The hospital will provide sanitary napkins, etc
  • Nursing bras & pads
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Focal point
  • Music/audio for use during labor and birth
  • Cell phone chargers
  • Nutrient-dense snacks (hospital provides water and juice plus high-sugar snacks)

For baby:

  • Socks
  • Hat
  • Onesie or outfit,
  • Receiving blanket (summer) or outer blanket (winter)
  • Cloth diapers
  • Don’t forget the carseat! (leave it in the car)