This maternity bag checklist is designed to make sure you have absolutely everything you need to deliver your baby when the big day finally arrives. There’s even a few extra creature comforts thrown in that will help you maintain at least some level of style during all the pushing and panting.
Simply click on the image below to download the checklist, print it out and check everything off as you pack it. It couldn’t be simpler. Once your hospital bag is packed and ready to go, stash it by the front door or in your car boot so that it’s right where you need it when the stork starts knocking.
Remember to pack your maternity bag well in advance—at least three weeks prior to your due date is ideal, but super-organised mamas may wish to aim for six weeks before.
Free Printable Maternity Bag Checklist
Free Maternity Bag Checklist: Plain Text Version
Hospital Bag Checklist for Labour
|A camera (make sure it’s charged)||Sanitary pads|
|A change of clothes for you to go home in||Some sugar-free sweets to keep your mouth moist during labour|
|A dressing gown or robe that can get ruined||Spare clothes and toiletries for your partner|
|A mobile phone or calling card||Spare underwear that you don’t mind getting ruined|
|Hair bands if you have long hair||Toiletries|
|Hospital forms and prenatal records||Two to three pairs of socks|
|Insurance forms and information||Your birthing plan|
|Maternity bras. 2-3 with no underwire.|
|Nursing pads. You may need these even if you are not breastfeeding|
|An MP3 player with music to listen to||Massage oil if you would like to be massaged during labour|
|For your baby|
|An approved Singapore car seat||Nappies|
|An outfit for traveling home||Warm blankets|
|Baby nail clippers (baby nails can be very long)|
If you’re pregnant, don’t forget to arrange insurance in advance of bub’s arrival. Check out our guide to maternity insurance for all the deets now.
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