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What to take to the hospital???

I'm getting closer to my due date and want to know what I should have ready in a bag to take to the hospital with me? And then what should I have in the diaper bag? This is my first baby and I don't want to gather things last minute.
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this is my third pregnancy,  I've learn the less you take the better, if it's a vag birth you'll only be there for two days. the last thing you want is taking unnecessary item with you, that you'll have to drag home plus with new baby. So here is a list of stuff you'll actually need!! Good luck

Must haves for you **
* house slippers, warm / non slip socks
* lose fitting clothing
* your own pads if you choose (most hospitals provide them though)
* camera / chargers
* hair tie
*make up (if any)
* personal items "travel size "!!!                  ( shampoo /conditioner,  Shower shoes , body wash  tooth paste /brush,  hair brush,  breast pads.
* going home outfit for you + baby

Must haves for baby***
* socks
* warm blanket for the trip home
* car seat already installed
* *** leave diapers+ wipes at home the hospital provides them so save yours!!!

Must haves for hubby***
* change of cloths
* house shoes
* change/money for vending machine
* snacks
* & personals

Hope this list helps! I'm 32 weeks and just now getting mine together slowly but surly
Thank you so much! I needed this. I appreciate it :)
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SweetBee3 pretty much summed it up perfectly. The only things I'd add to that list is nipple cream (if you're planning on breastfeeding) as well as a breastfeeding pillow (though not necessary, it helped me with breastfeeding in comfort). Also, a light weight robe to wear to and from the bathroom is great for unexpected company, and you don't want your butt to be showing getting back into and out of bed, LOL.

Good luck!
Awesome thank you so much!!! :)
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Nipple cream saved my life last time. Baby wraps/swaddles and spare maternity bras are handy too
Awesome!! Thank you (:
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