Things in my Hospital bag

Going into labour was a scary thing to me pre-pregnancy. But once you’ve gone through the hardships of actually being pregnant, it starts to become a dream to go into labour, and the only hard thing is figuring out what to actually include in your hospital bag. Here is my list of things I’ve included in my hospital bag/what you should include!


For the baby

  • Nappies (enough for 8-10 per day)
  • Vests (x5)
  • Sleepsuits (x5)
  • Cotton Wool (or newborn gentle wipes)
  • Coming home outfit (x2)
  • Cardigan (x2)
  • Hat (Sun Hat if Summer baby)
  • Socks
  • Mittens
  • Dummies (x3)
  • Formula Starter Packs (x2)
  • Comforter
  • Blanket (Cellular if Summer)
  • Muslin Clothes (x4)
  • Neck Pillow
  • TENS Machine
  • Car Seat
  • Changing Bag
For the mum
  • Hospital Bag (I was recommended to use a small suitcase due to being induced!)
  • Labour Nightgown (x2)
  • Post Labour Pyjamas
  • Maternity Pads (XL)
  • Nipple Pads
  • Nipple Cream
  • Body Moisturiser
  • Stretchmark Oil (Coconut/Bio)
  • Nursing Bra
  • Dressing Gown
  • Slippers/Sliders
  • Comfortable Underwear (XL)
  • Lip Balm
  • Toiletries (Toothbrush/Deodorant/Sensitive Shower Gel/Hairbrush etc)
  • Towel and Face Cloth
  • Fave snacks
  • Phone Charger/Power Bank
  • Ipad/Tablet/Book
  • Handheld Fan
  • Waterproof Mascara (this is in my bag but not necessary!)
For the Partner
  • Clothes (Pyjamas if over 24 hours)
  • Toiletries (Toothbrush/Deodorant)
  • Towel and Face Cloth
  • Money for Parking/Snacks
  • Snacks
  • Phone Charger/Power Bank
  • Earphones
  • Ipad/Tablet/Book
  • Hand Gel

Got more to add? Leave it in the comments!

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