We suggest that you have your bag packed by 36 weeks. Here’s a handy list to tick off, as you pack.

For mum

  • Antenatal Information Record (provided by certain obstetrician’s only)
  • Health fund/Medicare card
  • Pre natal information from your obstetrician
  • Appropriate clothing for labour and birthing
  • Nightware/Nighties/dressing gown
  • Comfortable casual clothing and footwear
  • Toiletries
  • Tissues
  • Breastfeeding pads
  • Maternity sanitary pads
  • Maternity bras and briefs

For your new baby

  • Nightgowns or growsuits
  • Singlets
  • Nappy change lotion, bath lotion or pure soap (if desired)
  • Baby bonnet and dummy (optional)
  • Baby wipes
  • Baby wraps
  • Disposable nappies if wanting to use these (cloth nappies provided)
  • Approved car child restraint for discharge home. This is required by law.

For your birthing partner

  • Change of clothes
  • Pyjamas
  • Toiletries
  • Appropriate footwear

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