What to pack in your hospital bag - Be sure to pack this well in advance, and before week 36

Be sure to pack this well in advance, and before week 36. Notify your birth partner where the bag is, in case you suddenly have to rush to the hospital or birth center.

Here's what you should pack in your hospital bag:

-Birth dress (loose, old night gown or big t-shirt)

-Babyclothes (bring 3 shifts of body, pants, socks and a hat)

-Babyblanket

-Nappies

-Snacks and drinks for energy

-Maternity records

-Maternity pads

-Breast pads

-Slippers

-Dressing gown

-Pajamas

-Toiletries

-Going home outfit

-Comfortable underwear

-Maternity bra