What to Pack in your Hospital Bag for Baby

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If you are 36 weeks pregnant, it is probably time to think about packing your hospital bag for baby. If you are 37 weeks pregnant it is definitely time to pack as your baby could show up at any time from now! With luck you'll be back home, your world changed forever, by the end of the day, but it is sensible to be prepared for a few days away.

Use our checklist for packing your hospital bag to make sure you have everything you need for childbirth. Our lists have checkboxes for using online, or you can download and print a copy.

Packing for Hospital birth - Download the list

For the labour
For your birthing partner
For your baby after the birth
For you after the birth