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Checklist for hospital – from parents to parents

We have compiled a checklist for your hospital stay:

  • Pajamas, t-shirt, or nightdress
  • Old t-shirt to wear during childbirth
  • Slippers
  • Nursing bra
  • Washing things, towels, 1 flannel (breast pads and sanitary pads are mostly provided by the hospital)
  • Comfortable clothes for driving home
  • Ear plugs
  • Camera
  • Puzzle magazine or music to listen to
  • Comfort food and drinks (dextrose, chocolate..)
  • Clothes (4 shirts, 2 pairs of trousers, 4 pairs of socks, 1 pullover, dressing gown)
  • Toiletries (deodorant, toothbrush, shampoo, etc.)
  • Documents (medical maternity record, insurance card

For the baby (the trip home)

  • 2 bodysuits (1x 50/56 & 1x 62/68)
  • 2 romper suits
  • 2 pairs trousers
  • 2 pullovers
  • 1 pair of socks
  • Hat
  • Shawl
  • Jacket
  • 1 muslin cloth
  • Infant car seat and baby blanket
  • Pacifier if needed