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What to Bring to the Hospital for Labor and Delivery
We have compiled lists of suggested items to help you feel at home.
Items for Labor & Delivery
Slippers and socks
Hair clips and hair brush
Toiletries, such as a toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, lotion, etc.
Glasses or contacts with the solution and case
Massage oils & tools
Focal point – a picture, etc.
Relaxation material such as books, magazines, iPod or MP3 player
Cell phone and charger
Contact information for your pediatrician
Prenatal records from the doctor’s office
Items for Post-Partum
3 nightgowns/pajamas that open in the front (to facilitate breastfeeding)
Underwear (the hospital provides disposable underwear and sanitary pads)
Cosmetics and toiletries
Clothing, appropriate sleepwear, slippers and toiletries for your partner (if they will be staying with you)
Change for vending machine
Loose, comfortable clothes to wear home
Items for Baby
We provide blankets, shirts, disposable diapers and hats for babies during their hospital stay. If you would prefer to use your own clothes for baby, then we suggest: onesies, long sleepers with attached mittens, socks, hats, and an outfit for a baby photography session (optional). Our baby shirts and blankets are not to be taken home, so please bring an outfit and blanket for baby to wear home.
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