Prepare the room, buy the stroller, the clothes and all that will serve the new arrival: there are many things on which a future mother has to concentrate during pregnancy to prepare to welcome the baby.
When the expected date of delivery approaches, arrives the time for the mother to arrange the suitcase for the hospital. But what to bring? During the course of prenatal hospital every facility shall compile a list of essential items and delivers it to the expectant mother. Importantly, as with any hospital this list changes, but it is equally true that it is possible to think of a general list, perfect for every mother and child during hospitalization.
Suitcase for childbirth, what is it to mom and baby?
Let’s start with the most frequent questions: when to begin to pack your luggage for childbirth? Usually it is advisable to start work after the seventh month of pregnancy. Another frequent advice is the choice of a bag instead of a rigid suitcase, so that this can easily enter even in tight cabinets. Do not forget to start to pack your luggage considering the season when you give birth, so that you have the proper clothing for yourself and your child.
Suitcase for mom: There are many important objects, first nightgowns or pajamas open at the front to breastfeed easily, a robe, socks (also useful during labor where it is common to feel cold feet), nursing bras, cups; but also to network panties, absorbent to be used after delivery, towels, slippers, personal hygiene products and a spray to disinfect the health of his hospital room. Finally do not forget a change of clothes for the day of your release from hospital and all the examinations carried out during pregnancy, and of course the identity card and health card.
Suitcase for the newborn: The list of items to remember is long, you start with a change of clothes for each hospital day, passing the overalls (cotton or chenille depending on the season), to the body, to socks, the bibs, concluding with a cap and a cover. Even your baby will need some hygiene products such as wet wipes, protective cream, a cleanser, a pair of nail scissors and several towels. As for diapers instead, it is often the hospital to provide it, but it is always advisable to check before delivery. Finally remember a change of clothes for the exit from the hospital even for the newcomer.
Other useful items can be a lock to close the cabinet, phone charger or tablet to respond to friends and family, listening to music to relax, along with books or magazines to pass the time.