Your Ultimate Checklist
for Hospital Bag

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Ultimate Hospital Bag Checklist for Mom and Baby

Is your due date just around the corner? Ensure that your hospital bag is ready with our checklist☺

A hospital bag is a bag of essentials that you take with you to the hospital when you go into labour and it’s time to deliver your baby.

Your bag should contain the necessities you’ll need before and after birth, as well as any items that will make your stay more comfortable.

  • Checklist For Mom
  • Checklist For Baby



    • Necessary Documents + Pen

    • Sanitisers

Items of clothing

    • Dressing Gown/Wrap

    • Nursing Bras
    • Breast Pads

    • Nursing Nightwear or Pyjamas (choose one that can be unbuttoned for breastfeeding)

    • Comfortable Briefs

    • Slippers/Socks

    • Comfortable Clothes (for going home)

    • Sandals/Shoes (for going home)


    • Toothbrush/Toothpaste

    • Shampoo

    • Conditioner

    • Body Wash

    • Towel & Face Cloth

    • Hair Elastics - Rubber Bands

    • Daily Skincare (Cleanser, Moisturizer, Lip Balm, etc.)

    • Sanitary Pads

    • Nipple Cream


    • Video Camera, Phone and Chargers
    • Pillows
    • Snacks
    • Entertainment - Music/ Books or Magazines/ Games

    • Unscented Baby Wipes

    • Diapers for newborn

    • Bodysuits

    • Sleepwear

    • Blankets

    • Small Towels

    • Mittens

    • Socks

    • Beanie

    • Infant Car Seat (for the first journey home)

We hope our list of hospital bag essentials will be helpful to you when the time comes to pack your own hospital bag. Good luck with the delivery, mum-to-be!

hospital bag checklist for mom
hospital bag checklist for mom and baby