Hospital Bag Checklist: What to Pack for Baby & Mom for Delivery

By Kiran|3 - 4 mins read| March 13, 2023

Are you due soon, and Not sure what to pack in a hospital bag? If yes, know what to pack for yourself and your Newborn Baby using this Hospital Bag Checklist for Mom and Baby. In this article on the hospital bag checklist for delivery in India, we have answered the questions of many parents like What Should I pack for the hospital for the baby or When should I pack in my baby bag? Or What to pack for the hospital for moms?.

This article is a must-read for soon to be Moms and Dads, who are yet to pack or want to recheck the items packed in their hospital bag for delivery.

We have put together separate Must Pack Things for Baby & Mom in the below Newborn Baby Hospital Bag checklist and Hospital Bag Checklist for moms or labor bag for mom. You can also download the hospital bad checklist pdf version.

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Labor Bag or Hospital Bag Checklist for Moms

Know what to pack in the in the labor bag or hospital bag for mom using the below essential items hospital bag checklist for moms.

Here is a checklist of items that you should pack for your Hospital Bag.

  • ID of Mother
  • Insurance Card (done by self or company’s insurance): Do check with your insurance provider if they do cashless transaction at your selected hospital or maternity centre
  • All Medical Documents : Prescriptions, Medical reports and Ultrasound reports till date
  • Pajamas (atleast 2)
  • Nursing Bras (atleast 2)
  • Breast Pads : You can buy either washable or disposable pads
  • Undergarments (atleast 4)
  • Sanitary Pads (one Packet)
  • All your medications
  • Smartphone and Phone Charger
  • Bathroom Slippers
  • Bath Towel
  • Good Camera
  • Body Wash
  • Face Wash
  • Hair Comb
  • Hair Ties
  • Tooth Brush and Tooth Paste
  • Dress for Going Home: Good outfit for mother to go home

Newborn Baby Hospital Bag Checklist

Know what to pack in the in the hospital bag for the baby using the below newborn baby hospital bag checklist.

Here is a checklist of items that you should pack for your newborn baby Hospital Bag.

  • Baby’s Dress: 2-3 dresses along with 1 nice dress for welcoming the baby at home
  • Newborn Baby Diapers or Pants: Know about 6 Best Newborn Baby Diapers or your can go for baby nappies
  • Baby Wipes or your can also try good quality cotton
  • Baby Wash
  • Baby Cream
  • Diaper Cream for rashes
  • Car Seat
  • Baby Towel
  • Baby Blanket

These last days are very important and moms should take extra precautions during last 2 weeks before your expected due date. Mom and soon to be Dad should visit the hospital immediately if

  • you have pain occurring regularly
  • there is Bleeding from the Vagina
  • there is loss of foetal movements
  • there is water broke : you have leaking of watery fluid from the vagina
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Last Updated: Mon Mar 13 2023

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