Birth Plan/Antenatal notes.
Nightie for labour.
Bikini top for pool
Nursing bra and breast pads
Birth Plan/Antenatal notes
Snacks and drinks
Clothes for going home
Carrier bags for washing.
Hints and tips
Pack a spare bag to leave at home/in the car with 3 baby outfits, spare pjs, Pack of maternity pads, spare pack of nappies, make it easy for your partner to find these things
Spare tee shirts
Hoodie (can get cold when tired)
Nappies – one packet of newborn
Going home outfit (put in separate bag)
First outfit (put in separate bag)
Pop the baby outfits in labeled bags eg. first outfit, going home outfit.
Pack your hospital bags for ⅔ day stay (you never know)
It is still important to pack your bags in case there is a need to transfer into hospital. It also means that your things will be easy to find in labour.
These additional things will be useful for a homebirth:
Several Old Towels
Old Clean Sheet
Old Face Flannels
A Shower curtain or plastic sheet may be useful for furniture protection.