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Here is my updated list (now I actually have to start putting things together LOL!)
Loose dress to go home in post birthing gowns 2X
Nursing bra 2X
Socks with grip 2X
water bottles 4X (el paso tap water is the grossest ever... everyone drinks bottled water here unless you are brave like DH lol)
hard candies sugar free
folder of paperwork
camera with charger
Nursing pads (just the samples I have)
medicine bag (I take medication for stuff so have to bring those!)
The large Diaper bag:
wet bag baby Socks 3X
Going home outfit nb
Going home outfit 3m
Sleeper/playsuit NB 2X
Sleeper/playsuit 3m 2x
thank you card for nurses
baby nail clippers
diapers/wipes (just a few of the samples I have)
diaper cream (sample sizes)
Loose items/last minute grabs:
CPAP machine (I have sleep apnea)
cell phone and charger
I was told a must for C-section hospital bags are Gas -X and Stool softeners what do you all think are these a must or No?
If your hospital doesn't provide stool softeners (which I think they would) BRING THEM, lol. Gas-x Im not sure on, as I never used it, the pain you get from surgery probably can't be helped with that, but if you're gassy by nature, Id say yeah, bring it, just be sure to tell the hospital IF you take something they didn't give you.
Bought myself a few things from 31 during a big sale they had, and it finally came yesterday! This is the bag I'll be taking to the hospital, I took it from a weird angle, so it's hard to tell size, but it's a good sized bag, should hold all my goodies.
I hate packing, I hate clutter, I'm usually not in the hospital much more than 24hrs anyway. I'll probably just throw in something to wear home for me and the baby, my toothbrush because I hate the hospital ones, and my ipad. And when I say throw in, I mean 5 minutes before I leave for the hospital.
Ok ladies... Get ready for this...The items with a balloon next to them are already packed.
Bose portable speakers
🎈Boppy and cover
Ina May book
My own pillow
🎈Bright pillow case
🎈Baby nail clippers and file
Baby scratch mittens
3 Take home outfit for baby in different sizes
Car seat and newborn insert
🎈2 light robes
🎈2 Nursing bras
🎈Swaddle blankets/receiving blankets
Snacks- lots of them
$20 in ones
Birth plan several copies
🎈ID- in purse
🎈Insurance card- in purse
Copy of registration forms
🎈Pad of paper
🎈Lotion for massage
Breast pump and all parts