Hospital Bag Checklist for Labor & Delivery

Check In (put on top)

  • Photo ID, insurance card, completed hospital forms, and birth plan

During Labor

  • Lip balm
  • Headband or hair tie
  • Large water bottle with straw
  • Nonskid socks (2 to 3 pair)

After Delivery

  • Favorite pillow
  • Eyeglasses and/or contact lenses (if you wear them)
  • Cell phone and charger
  • High waist, postpartum underwear
  • Comfortable sleep nursing/maternity bras
  • Bath robe
  • Non-perishable snacks and change for the vending machines
  • Toiletries (travel size): hairbrush, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, soap/body wash, shampoo, conditioner, moisturizer, basic makeup, blow dryer
  • Loose, lightweight, dark-colored tops (front opening) and elastic waist pants
  • Flat, slip-on shoes

For Dad/Partner

  • Cell phone and charger
  • Toothpaste, toothbrush
  • Pillow, blanket
  • Warm socks
  • Change of clothes
  • Snacks, water, gum, mints

For Baby

  • Approved infant car seat
  • Going home outfit
  • Warm clothing and blanket (if needed)

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