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What To Prepare For Your Hospital Bag: Free Checklist

Preparing your hospital bag can be overwhelming, especially with the flurry of emotions surrounding the impending arrival of your little one. But don't fret! We're here to help. We've crafted a comprehensive checklist to ensure you have everything you need packed and ready to go. Say goodbye to the stress of forgetting essentials and hello to peace of mind. Simply download our free checklist now and embark on your journey to parenthood fully prepared.

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What To Prepare In Hospital Bag For Delivery & Postpartum 

Food & Medicine

  • Water bottle: Stay hydrated during labor and recovery.
  • Snacks: Keep your energy up during long hours.
  • Medication: Don't forget any prescribed meds.

Postpartum Care

  • Nipple cream: Soothe and protect sensitive skin.
  • Breast pads: Absorb leakage and keep you comfortable.
  • Maternity pads: Essential for post-birth bleeding.


  • Shower gel: Freshen up after delivery.
  • Skin care: Maintain your skincare routine.
  • Toothbrush & toothpaste: Maintain oral hygiene.
  • Deodorant: Stay fresh and confident.
  • Cosmetics: If you want to freshen up your look.

Hair Care

  • Hair ties/hair clips: Keep hair out of your face during labor.
  • Comb/brush: Tame post-labor bedhead.
  • Hair products: If you want to style your hair.


  • Flip-flops for shower: Keep your feet protected in shared facilities.
  • Slippers: Keep your feet warm and cozy in the hospital room.


  • Nightgown: Comfortable for labor and recovery.
  • Disposable underwear: Convenient for postpartum needs.
  • Nursing bras: Easy access for breastfeeding.
  • Comfy loose clothing: Stay relaxed and comfortable.


  • Phone charger: Stay connected and charged.
  • Portable charger: Ensure your devices stay powered.
  • Baby book app: Capture those precious first moments digitally.

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Hospital Bag Checklist For Dad

  • Clothes
  • Deodorant
  • Toothbrush
  • Shaver
  • Phone/camera

Hospital Bag Checklist For Baby 

  • Nappies
  • Wipes
  • Homecoming outfit 
  • Bodysuits
  • Beanie
  • Socks 
  • Muslin cloth
  • Blanket 
  • Car seat

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