Baby can literally come any day now, even though my due date is still about 2 weeks away. I thought it was fitting that I get my bag together for the hospital. Most of the items will be last minute drop-ins, but a few are things that are essential. I put off getting my bag together, because I tend to get overwhelmed when it comes to packing in general.Even packing for a day trip, I want to pack the whole house, or at least my closet. I really tried to streamline my list and pack only what’s needed, because I also had to pack baby’s bag. We will have more than enough stuff at the hospital, so I saw no need in overpacking. I’ll tell you I’m pretty proud of myself. Having my bag ready to go takes some huge pressure off, because when I go into labor the last thing I want to think about is packing a bag. Hubs & I just have a few last minute things to do with getting the house extra clean and ready, and we’ll be set to go. Well that and getting the carseat installed.

So here’s what I have so far:

Hospital Bag
Socks
Underwear
After labor outfit
Slippers/sleep socks
Nursing bras/tank top
Pads
Toothbrush
Toothpaste
Phone charger
Phone/iPad
Headphones
Camera
Gown (2)
Mascara, concealer, lip gloss/Chapstick
Vaseline
Snacks
Pillows
Shoes
Bathrobe
Water bottle/cup
Lanolin cream
Washcloths
Deodorant
Nursing pads
Witch Hazel

And…I have a few questions for you: Anything I need to add? Did you have your bag set to go ahead of time or did wait until labor started? What were your go-to items while in labor, that were just for you? – Can’t wait to here!

xxoo,

Tenns Reid

I'm Tenns, the blogger, graphic designer, and business + content creation strategists behind Bliss & Faith. This is my little corner of the web that I've dedicated to helping fellow bloggers and creatives reach their goals. I'm so glad you dropped by and hope that you that you find valuable resources here to help you achieve your dreams!

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8 Comments

  1. Seems like you are all set! I’m laughing at the mascara and concealer. A girl’s got to look good, even while giving birth. 🙂

    1. I sure am trying to be! The mascara and concealer will most likely be for after baby is born, but I’m not gonna lie I would like to look nice while in labor. 😉

  2. Just keep breathing and don’t flip out if it doesn’t go as planned.

    Glad to be following your blog. As a mom of a freshman in high school (when did that happen) and one who was too afraid to have the epidural, I can tell you that you can pack the best hospital bag and not use any of it. It’s still wise to be prepared.

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