What to bring to the hospital?

Some suggestions:

  • Insurance card and any hospital paperwork you need
  • Birth plan, if you have one
  • Bathrobe
  • Nightgown
  • Slippers
  • Pairs of warm socks
  • Lip moisturizer
  • Hair band
  • Basic toiletries
  • Massage oils or lotions
  • Music, Ipod station
  • Your own pillow
  • Snacks such as chocolate, Preggie Pops (www.preggiepops.de), favorite drinks, fruit (ask your hospital if you are allowed to eat during labor)
  • Something to read
  • Nursing-bra
  • Breast-pads
  • Baby-clothes for the way home
  • Infant car-seat