Maternity Services

What to Bring to the Hospital

Are you wondering what to bring to the hospital for you and your baby? Here are our recommendations:

For Labor

  • Birth plan 
  • Insurance card
  • Photo ID
  • Slippers, socks
  • Magazines, books
  • Toiletries
  • Relaxation items such as lotions, music, extra pillows
  • Personal camera 

For After Delivery

  • Nightgown and bathrobe
  • Nursing bra
  • Comfortable, loose clothing

For Baby

  • Infant car seat – please make sure this is a rear-facing infant car seat and that it is placed in the back seat of your car. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends all infants remain in rear-facing car seats until age 2, or they reach the maximum height and weight for their seat.
  • Outfit to go home in
  • Pretty blanket for photos, if desired
  • Diaper bag with diapers and wipes