To assemble the bag to the hospital, make a list of the right things. If you know for sure what the hospital will give birth, learn about its requirements Luggage mom. Some of them are not allowed to carry bags from material and leather, therefore your things you will have to put in a plastic bag. Moreover, in the part of the hospitals allowed the use of children's and women's clothing from home but not others. Also in each nursing home have a list of things for a child to be discharged depending on the season. Pack these items separately.
Prepare the required documents: exchange card, birth certificate, passport, insurance policy, a copy of the sick list. If you are going to have with a partner, it must be a passport, test results and x-rays. Some agencies require presentation of a certificate of completion of partner courses for pregnant women.
Put personal hygiene items to assemble the bag to the hospital. Think about what you need each day for a shower, choose makeup, nail accessories, comb. Hairdryers in some hospitals is prohibited, so if you are used to meet them, come up with a temporary alternative. Bring nipple cream. It is particularly useful to you in the first time, when you begin to feed your baby. Then the nipples will be very sensitive, and can begin irritation.
In the hospital you definitely need disposable panties and pads. Better to stock up on several kinds of thicker or smaller, and in fact, you decide what fits you best. When collecting your hospital bag along just in case a few disposable diapers for adults, paper handkerchiefs, disinfectant wipes, normal, and wet toilet paper. No harm can be candles with glycerin, because in the first days after birth you might feel constipation.
In the maternity unit you can bring 1 liter of pure non-carbonated water, a phone and a charger for it. Be sure to put these items in a bag to the hospital. If you have a predisposition to varicose veins, buy compression stockings. Not only buy a regular model and a special variant for operations - white color, with a softer top rubber band and partially open feet. These stockings are all one of a compression, you just have to choose the size.
For the child to take a pacifier. It is better to put 2-3 different options, as it is unknown which one will appeal to the newborn. Take a bag to the hospital the diapers with the expectation of 5-6 pieces for each day of stay in the hospital. Typically, the discharge occurs on the 4th day, but there are slight delays for medical reasons on the part of the pediatrician or gynecologist. You will also need the gel or liquid soap for cleaning the baby diaper cream.
Of clothing baby could need a cap, Scrabble, and socks. Diapers are usually issued in the postpartum unit, but you can take some things with you if it is not prohibited by the rules of the institution. To assemble the bag to the hospital, where allowed your textile, you need to take a towel, 2 nightgowns and a pair of robes. Everything has to be cotton. Don't forget about hospital shoes - washable Slippers.
In the hospital are not allowed to bring books, magazines, tablets. The only thing that you can take earphones to the phone. Optionally put in a bag in the hospital postnatal bandage, although some gynecologists recommend the first days to go to the abdominal muscles, they started to work. You may need a breast pump. Some moms like manual, mechanical models, others prefer electronic. The first advantage is the low price and the ability to adjust the intensity of the work, and the second pros include ease of use.