What to pack in your hospital bag?

Packing your hospital bag is an exciting and important part of preparing for your labor and delivery. Use the below information as a helpful start to organizing your bag, so you are ready for your hospital stay and baby's arrival.

  • For Mom:
    • Medical insurance card
    • Identification
    • List of medications and allergies
    • Any forms or paperwork your physician requested that you bring with you
    • Birth plan and any comfort items you may have as part of your plan
    • Cell phone and charger
    • Clothing to go home in
    • Comfortable footwear
    • Glasses/contact lenses
    • Your favorite hair and facial products
    • Small speaker/headphones
    • Reusable water bottle
    • Mask when entering the hospital
    • Colored pillowcase if bringing a personal pillow
  • For Baby:
    • Outfit and receiving blanket to go home in
    • Car seat (installed in vehicle)
  • Support Person:
    • Extra clothing, mask, cash and other personal items they may need during your stay.

What is provided?

For Mom:

While in the hospital, you will be provided with a gown, necessary medications and hygiene/comfort supplies.

For Baby:

While in the hospital, Hoag will provide your baby with diapers, wipes, blankets and a t-shirt. If you choose to feed your baby formula, we will provide enough formula to feed your baby while in the hospital.