No one can be completely certain about when your labor will start. Your best reference is the due date that was given by your healthcare provider. Don’t wait until your first contraction before you start gathering the things you’ll need. Use this checklist to make sure your maternity bag is all set for your baby’s arrival!
Your Pregnancy Hospital Bag Checklist
- Valid ID
- Medical notes and other related documents
- Comfy clothes
- Socks and slippers
- Bath robe or nightgown
- Maternity bra
- Maternity napkins
- Whatever will help you relax during labor (e.g. pillow, music, etc.)
- Scratch mittens
- Receiving blankets
Preparing the things that you need for the big day makes everything even more exciting. Make sure to secure your maternity bag essentials early on and be ready to leave at a moment's notice!