Hospital Bag for Mum: Labor and Delivery

Once you reach the 34th month of your pregnancy, it is the right time for doing some preparation for your delivery. For that, you need to prepare a to-do list in which the required items should be in your hospital bag because you never know when the baby will make his/her appearance. Before leaving for the hospital just make sure that you have put everything needed stuff which will make your stay smooth. Here we are introducing some of them which should be needed at the time of hospitalization. 

Required Documents

At the time of hospitalization, some hospitals may ask you about your past medical history or records before your admission, so it’s better to keep all of your medical history or records. You will require the hospital registration paper as well if you already registered, Never forget to keep your health policy papers. These are the very important things you need to keep first in your hospital bag.

In hand Money

Mony can be needed when you are in the hospital. There are so many miscellaneous expenses related to some snacks and hospital food any many more. So keep some extra cash and some change as well. 

Second to-do list

Phone and Charger

We all know today nobody can go anywhere without his or her phone, so make sure that you put you and your partner both have their phone and chargers. You may need it for some obvious reasons such as calling, texting, or keep updating on social media. 

Relaxation tools

A natural homemade hot bag (A sock filled with uncooked rice, corn barley, or oatmeal) can help you in your labor pain. It is a quick and easy method to relieve your mussels. Put this in the hospital’s microwave for 1 to 2 minutes and it’s ready to use. Other items which can be in your bag are – massage oil & lotion, back massager, etc


It will be a little bit surprising but yes there in your bag a soft pillow is mandatory. Sometimes the hospital’s pillow may be a reason for your discomfort, so it’s a good idea to carry your familiar pillow and do not forget your partner too if he will be with you in hospital for a stay.

Some Snacks & candies

During the labor you may feel some dryness in your mouth, candies are a good option to give you relief for mouth dryness. Lollipops can be a good option. 

Personal care item for mum

When you are in hospital you will surely require your daily care essentials including your skin and hair care products too. The list of them is here-

  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrush
  • Body Wash Gel
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Towel/Bathrobe
  • Moisturizer
  • Lip Balm
  • Comb & rubber band for hair
  • Undergarments
  • Flipflops
  • Cotton Nighty or Rob
  • Sleepers or heavy socks
  • Extra-Absorbent Pads
  • Nursing Bra/Maternity bra

Post Delivery essentials

There are some more essential things which you’ll be required to do when you’ll leave the hospital after your delivery with your baby. 

  • Homecoming outfit for mum and baby
  • An extra bag or two

It’s a good feeling when your family welcomes you with the baby and you will experience the little one in your arms. Enjoy your motherhood. 

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