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Hello, beautiful people,

When I started blogging, I never thought I would write a ‘pregnancy’ article on my blog ever! But, here I am – 38 weeks pregnant and penning down my first ‘pregnancy’ article for this blog. I plan to do a bunch of articles and videos related to pregnancy and my journey in the coming months. There are quite a few things I learnt and experienced that I want to share it with my readers here.

They say you can never be prepared enough for the experience of having a baby. No matter how ‘well prepared’ we think we are, we will probably be in for some surprises! Having said that, it certainly helps to be organized and be as ready as possible. And, packing your hospital bag gets you ready (at least mentally)!

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What’s in my Hospital Bag (For Mom & Baby)

In this video, I share with you a few items that I consider as essentials when packing a hospital bag. However, this video was filmed as and when I was packing and it could be possible that I missed adding a few things – especially the ones that I would be packing towards the end. For that sake, I’ve created a comprehensive checklist that includes all the essentials that I have covered in this video + some more that are not a part of this video.

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Hospital Bag (For Mom & Baby) – A comprehensive checklist

For Mom

  • Maternity / Hospital Gowns
  • Front Open T Shirts
  • Pyjamas / Leggings
  • Nursing Bra (Or any comfortable bra)
  • Disposable Underwears
  • Socks
  • Slippers
  • Cotton Stole
  • Towels
  • Sanitary Pads - Maternity Size
  • Breast Pads
  • Travel Pillow
  • Eye Mask
  • Laundry Bags
  • Your regular medication - if any

For Baby

  • Baby Dress (New Born Size)
  • Baby Towels
  • Baby Wraps / Swaddle
  • Mittens, Socks & Cap
  • Sweater (for winter baby)
  • Baby Nail Cutting Scissors
  • Neonatal Diapers
  • Wet Wipes

Personal Care

  • Pee Buddy
  • V Wash Cleanser & Wipes
  • Abzorb Clotrimazole Dusting Powder
  • Toiletries (Shampoo, Conditioner, Soap, Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Facewash, Moisturizer, Lip Balm)
  • Hair ties, clips and comb
  • Any natural deodorant
  • Aromatherapy Kit with your favorite essential oils
  • A good massage oil

Miscellaneous

  • Hospital File - Blood Work & Scan Reports
  • Insurance Card
  • Cheque Book
  • Liquid Cash
  • Credit & Debit Cards
  • Books to read
  • Laptop + Charger
  • Phone + Charger
  • Camera / Video Camera

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Is there anything else you would add to this list?

Please share your must-have items with everyone in the comments below!

Do visit The Shop which is a personally curated compilation of all my favourite things & products that I use on a day-day basis. I am sure you will find something useful for yourself.

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