Hospital Bag Checklist


Hospital Bags

For Mum:

□ Birth plan

□ Pregnancy paperwork/Medicare card/Private health insurance paperwork

□ Electronic devices (Phones/Tablets/iPad/Laptop etc.)

□ Chargers for all devices

□ Extension cord

□ Headphones/Music speaker

□ Prescription medications

□ Glasses/Contact lenses

□ 3x Underwear

□ Slippers/Socks

□ Dressing gown

□ Pyjamas

□ Loose comfy clothes

□ Swimwear (shower or birth pool only)

□ Footwear (thongs is easiest)

□ Nursing bras

□ Toothbrush

□ Toothpaste

□ Hairbrush

□ Hair ties

□ Soap

□ Shampoo/Conditioner

□ Lip balm

□ Moisturiser/Massage oils

□ Maternity pads/Adult diapers

□ Nursing Pads

□ Nipple balm

□ Snacks

□ Drink bottle

□ Other drinks

□ Pillow

□ Heat pack

□ TENS machine

□ Aromatherapy oils

□ Affirmation cards


For Dad:

□ Birth plan

□ Pregnancy paperwork/Medicare card/Private health insurance paperwork

□ Charger

□ Camera

□ Headphones

□ Electronic devices (Phones/Tablets/iPad/Laptop etc.)

□ Medication (regular medications/panadol/nurofen)

□ Glasses/Contact lenses

□ Toothbrush

□ Toothpaste

□ Deodorant

□ Swimwear (shower or birth pool only)

□ Spare clothes

□ Dirty clothes bag

□ Snacks

□ Drinks

□ Pillow


For Baby:

□ 2x Singlet onesies

□ 2x Summer/winter outfit

□ Coming home outfit

□ Socks/mittens

□ Beanies

□ Blanket

□ Newborn nappies (some hospitals do provide nappies)

□ Baby wipes (some hospitals do provide wipes)

□ Suitable infant approved car seat or capsule

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