It’s time! You’ve reached the final weeks of your pregnancy, and now you’re ready to pack for the hospital. Have you created your birth plan yet? If not, be sure to check out our blog as a handy guide: http://www.pdhc.org/blog/how-to-create-a-birth-plan
Experts recommend packing your bag anytime from the 35-38th week, depending on your pregnancy details (ie: if you are a high risk pregnancy or on restriction, pack sooner)
Unsure where to start? No sweat, we’ve got you covered. Before you begin, you may find it helpful to reach out to your hospital and find out what they’ll provide and in what quantities, this can save you money and time when packing your bag.
You want to feel warm and comfortable during your stay at the hospital. Here’s a few things to throw in your bag that will keep you comfy:
There you go! With this checklist you’ve got all your bases covered and can feel confident you’ll have what you need throughout your hospital stay. During delivery, the little things can make a big difference, and your comfort is a priority. If there’s something not on this list that you know will make you feel calm, soothed and comfortable, you should definitely add it to your bag!