A throwback to one of my favourite posts that I’ve written so far. Giving birth was a wonderful and stressful time for me and I hope this post detailing everything I packed in my hospital bag will help new moms. It has two free printables, one for natural birth and the other for c-section moms. Don’t forget to let me know what you think of this post by commenting below. ❤
I am the type of person who believes ‘rather over pack than under pack’ and this has never applied more than when I packed my hospital bag. I like to prepare well ahead so this bag was packed around late 6 months early 7 months into my pregnancy, but we only needed to use it on the scheduled C-section date.
I packed many things and this is what I wish I left at home:
Breast pump – you can read why in my previous post, here
Shampoo, conditioner and hairdryer – I had a C-section. I couldn’t shower, never mind wash and blow dry my hair. I couldn’t lift my hands over my head, to be honest.
Ear plugs and sleep masks – I didn’t need them, because the ward was very quiet.
Lotion and makeup – I didn’t use any of these. I had no desire to put on…
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