What to pack!

Now I am officially on maternity leave, I feel that I should probably get my hospital bag packed. After reading different peoples lists, I have narrowed mine down a little as some of the lists were so extensive you would need a good couple of suitcases to fit everything in!

We have 3 bags, one for me, one for Chris and one for the baby!

So in my bag I have decided to pack:

  • Birth plan/notes
  • Loose fitting PJs
  • Dressing gown and slippers
  • Change of clothes
  • A pack of big knickers from Primark!
  • A large pack of maternity pads
  • Toiletries – toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, face wipes, lip balm and a hair brush
  • Make-up
  • Still Lucosade and a few sugary snacks
  • Towel
  • Nursing bra

Chris’ bag:

  • Camera and charger
  • Money for car park
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Magazines
  • Snacks
  • Music

Baby’s bag:

  • 4 baby sleepsuits
  • Nappies x 10 (size 1)
  • Scratch mitts
  • Hat
  • Going home outfit
  • Cotton wool balls
  • Muslin squares

It does seem like a lot but compared to some of the lists I have seen it’s actually quite minimal.

Everything has suddenly started to feel very real now.

5 weeks to go!