Hospital Bag Checklist

Hospital Bag Checklist


Preparing for the arrival of your baby is an exciting time, and one important task to check off your list is packing your hospital bag. Having a well-prepared hospital bag can help make your stay more comfortable and less stressful. In this blog post, we will provide you with a comprehensive hospital bag checklist to ensure you have everything you need for your hospital stay.


  • Comfortable pajamas
  • Robe and slippers
  • Underwear and nursing bras
  • Loose-fitting clothes for going home
  • Socks


  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Body wash
  • Hairbrush and hair ties
  • Facial wipes


  • Insurance information and ID
  • Birth plan
  • Cell phone and charger
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Comfort items (pillow, blanket)

For Baby

  • Going-home outfit
  • Diapers and wipes
  • Blanket
  • Carseat


While it may not be necessary, some women choose to bring jewelry to the hospital as a way to add a personal touch to their outfit or to have something special with them during labor and delivery. If you decide to bring jewelry, it's best to keep it simple and avoid anything too flashy or valuable. Consider bringing a sentimental piece like a necklace or bracelet that holds special meaning for you.

Tips for Packing Jewelry

If you do decide to bring jewelry to the hospital, here are some tips to keep in mind:

  • Store jewelry in a small, secure pouch or container to prevent it from getting lost or tangled.
  • Avoid bringing expensive or valuable pieces that you would be upset to lose.
  • Consider wearing jewelry that is comfortable and won't get in the way during labor and delivery.


By following this hospital bag checklist and considering whether to bring jewelry, you can ensure that you are well-prepared for your hospital stay and focus on welcoming your new bundle of joy into the world. Remember to pack your bag ahead of time and double-check that you have everything you need before heading to the hospital.

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