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Packing Your Hospital Bag 

Getting Ready for Baby

What to Bring for Mom

  • Toiletries (Shower gel, shampoo, deodorant)
  • Comfortable pajamas and robe
  • Undergarments (nursing bra for those who will be breastfeeding)
  • Slippers or loose-fitting shoes
  • Comfortable, loose-fitting clothing to wear home
  • Hairdryer
  • Your favorite pillow
  • Camera

What to Bring for Baby

While your baby is in the hospital we will provide diapers, t-shirts and receiving blankets. You will need to bring the following items:

  • Special clothing for baby's first picture
  • Socks or booties
  • Car seat
  • Receiving blanket or cover blanket depending on the weather for your trip home
  • Clothing to wear home