It's finally packed! I started my hospital bag a couple weeks ago & then it sat in the corner of my room staring at me waiting to be finished! It was hard to make the final decisions on going home outfits & what exactly we'll need vs what the hospital will supply for us. Luckily, our hospital said they have literally everything me & baby will need & not to bring anything such as mesh panties, pain relief spray, nipple cream, diapers, wipes, etc. Keep that in mind when looking through my list. I was determined to bring just 1 bag & to not over-pack! I fit everything into my favorite carry on suitcase, so it can easily be rolled in & out of the hospital. Also, we will have our car seat installed for him in our car!
Gownie: This is basically the cuter version of a hospital gown. I didn't originally plan on being this 'extra' but my close girl friend just delivered her baby boy 2 weeks ago & she said it's a must! The material is more comfortable & it buttons in the back, whereas the typical gown the hospital gives you is just open. But the thing that sold me is that the hospital gowns are used. Yes they are sanitized, but there's a lot of liquids, gunk, insides & God knows what else coming out & the thought of wearing someone else's was worth the $30 to me! P.S. I plan on leaving this at the hospital!
Nightgowns: I got 2 nightgowns to wear which will allow the nurses easy access to "check me" & also the buttons are convenient for breastfeeding. I got this gown from the NSale & this gown from Target. Both are super soft and cozy!
Pajama Set: I'm not sure if I'll need more PJs, but this set is super comfortable & has shorts in case I feel like being more 'covered up'
Belly Bandit: I'm not sure if I will be ready to wear this in the hospital, but I had room so I'm bringing it just in case. This helps hold your stomach in and contract your uterus back to it's original size!