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  • stop watch or timer for contractions
  • Chapstick or vaseline for chapped lips
  • tape or CD player with soothing music
  • comfortable pillow, blanket, back support, etc.
  • photo, keepsake, or other itemt to focus on during contractions
  • camera or video camera with new batteries and extra film
  • gum or candy to keep mouth from getting dry


  • outfit to wear home from hospital
  • 6 to 7 "onesies"
  • 6 one-piece pajamas
  • 2 to 3 sweaters, mittens, and hats (if cold season)
  • 4-5 pairs of booties or cotton socks
  • miscellaneous other newborn outfits


  • 4 receiving blankets
  • 3 contoured crib sheets
  • 2 to 3 absorbent rubber crib lining pads
  • 2 quilted mattress pads
  • blanket
  • wedge for sleeping baby
  • mobile or other musical crib toy
  • night light


  • diaper pail
  • 2 packages diaper pail liners
  • 1 to 2 dozen disposable newborn diapers
  • 2 to 4 dozen cloth diapers and diaper pins (if not using disposable)
  • nail scissors with a blunt edge
  • diaper rash ointment
  • 2 packages of wet wipes
  • rubber pants


  • 6 to 7 bibs
  • 10 to 12 bottles with nipples (if not breast feeding)
  • bottle warmer
  • breast pump
  • bottle washing brush / dishwasher rack
  • breast feeding pillow
  • 5 to 6 burp cloths


  • 4 towels and 4 washcloths
  • cotton balls and cotton swabs
  • baby shampoo
  • baby lotion
  • baby soap
  • baby comb and brush
  • infant bath tub
  • bath water thermometer


  • rectal or ear thermometer
  • nasal aspirator
  • 3 to 4 pacifiers
  • "snuggly" or baby sling
  • car seat
  • stroller or carriage


  • contact list of family and friends to notify
  • nursing bras and breast shields
  • nightgowns, bathrobe, and slippers
  • toiletries and personal grooming supplies
  • socks or warm footies
  • soft, comfortable, stretchy underwear
  • sanitary pads or panty shields
  • non-binding clothes for the trip home
  • proof of health insurance


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