Hospital bags check list:

Bag for Mommy

Before you pack, keep in mind, you will be bleeding down there, and your tummy will look like you're still pregnant ! so pack comfy, easy to slip on/out clothes !!!

- Button down pyjamas and pants
- Loose t shirt and sweat pants
- Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, hair brush, deodorant etc.)
- Underwear, not the skinny kind but the granny one
- Overnight Maxi Pads (the hospital do give out pads but they are super thick and hard)
- Nursing bras/pads
- Hair tie/band
- Light cardigan (hospital room can get cold)
- Flip flop (you can wear in shower) or slippers
- Snacks (Granola bars, crackers, etc. You will get hungry after nursing)
- Water, juice
- Camera

Bag for Baby

- approved and valid (not expired) baby car seat (hospital will check and won't let you take baby home if you don't have a valid one)
- onesies (short or long sleeve depending on season)
- hats, mitts, socks
- burping cloths
- receiving blankets (to cover bottom half of baby when secured in car seat)

Bag for Daddy

- Pyjamas
- Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, deodorant etc.)
- Change of clothes (jeans, sweatpants, t-shirt, etc.)
- Underwear, socks
- Flip flop (you can wear in shower)
- Snacks
- Towel
- Neck pillow (like the kind people use on airplane, it's great for when you have to catch a quick nap on the couch)
- Electronic chargers
- Stuff to past time:  book, magazine, ipad, etc.