Go Bag!

Welcome to today – AKA Ava’s birth month to Tommy and me. Wow, can you believe it?

We have come to the time where we will be packing our “Go Bags” for the hospital this weekend. (I think the term “go bag” sounds so much better than “hospital bag”). After receiving various suggested items for these bags from my doctor’s office, our childbirth class, various parenting magazines, and wise friends and family members here is what we have lined up for my items, Tommy’s items, and Ava’s items.

MAYA:
Essential
Pillow with extra pillow case – not white
Insurance Care, ID, credit card
Nightgown/pjs (1-2)
Robe
Set of comfortable clothes (1-2)
Going home outfit – loose and comfortable
Sweatshirt/sweater that opens in front
Socks (2 pair)
Slippers/flip flops
Lip balm
Toiletries
Nursing bras – 2
Nursing pads
Pads
Maternity underwear – 2
Hairbrush, hair ties, headbands
Eye glasses
Books, magazines, DVDs, music
Snacks
Lollipops, suckers, mints or other hard candy
Cell phone/iPad, charger
Cookies for nurses
Optional
Tennis balls in sock
Birth ball
Focal point
TOMMY
Essential
Pillow with extra pillowcase – not white
Extra sweatshirt/sweater
Directions/map to hospital
Snacks
Money – cash and credit card
Change of clothes
Toiletries
Medications
Cell phone/iPad, charger
Champagne
Pens
Large envelope/folder for paperwork
AVA
Essential
Installed car seat
Going home outfit
Receiving blanket
Socks/booties
Boppy
Extra cap
Baby book
Emory board
QUESTION:
Any other suggestions you didn’t see on this list? Please tell!
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