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.