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Hospital bag

What are some of the items that I must have when I start preparing my hospital bag?
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First off you need to get a good sized bag like a duffle bag. A lot of women use more than one bag but I find using one easier. Also 32 weeks is a great time to have your bag done.

You-(everything travel sized of course)
Shampoo
Conditioner
Body wash
Mouthwash
Deodorant
Face wipes
Comb/Brush
Hair product or bands/clips
Chapstick
Undies(although the mesh ones the hospital provide are comfy)
To go outfit
Snacks
Entertainment(Ipod,magazines,books,games..etc.)
Razor(for arm pits not your down stairs)
Camera/batteries/sd card/film
Money(for the vending machine don't bring a lot)
Pjs
Nursing bra/sports bra
Nipple pads
Toothbrush
Toothpaste
Loufa
I.D.
Insurance card
Charger(for phone)
Q-tips


Baby-(hospitals provide you with diapers and wipes so leave your supply at home, they also supply receiving blanket and beanies)
2 onesies
Photo outfit
To go outfit
Blanket
Carseat(make sure it is properly installed, you can get it checked at your local police or fire department)
Carseat cover(or you can use blanket)
Mittens
Socks



Daddy
Change of clothes
Entertainment
Snacks(We all know men get testy when they're hungry)
Toothbrush
Deodorant
I.D.
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Chap stick my lips were so dry during labor. Microwavable heating pad, it takes about a minute to heat up and last approximately 30-45 minutes. I had terrible back labor and it helped tremendously. Warm massages lotion, when you aren't using the heating pad a massage helps. I almost fell asleep with my husband rubbing my back.
I'm 37 weeks and haven't packed a bag yet. At this rate I will end up packing a small bag when I go in labor.
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Thank you very much, this was a good idea of what to have ready!
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I will make sure to get some heating pads, taking in consideration that I do have back pains at times and I am currently just 33 weeks pregnant. Going onto 34 weeks this Sunday. This is my first pregnancy so I am very anxious to know how labor will be for me.
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Honeslty, i didnt use half the stuff on my bag.
For next time ill defo pack 1 bag for immediate, vip items nd 1 bag I can leave in car and collect if need be

1 thing however, is dont under estimate how many knickers you need to feel fresh! I had 6 and sent my husband home for more
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Hi Xamxxe,

We have an article on this on MedHelp.org and in Week 32 of the I'm Expecting app!

http://www.medhelp.org/pregnancy-health/articles/Your-Hospital-Bag-What-to-Pack--What-to-Leave-at-Home/2226
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