We have partnered together with Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies to bring you this Hospital Bag Checklist!

“Do you have your bag packed?”

It’s a question every pregnant mama will be asked, especially once she has entered her 3rd trimester. To help you be prepared for the big day, we’ve partnered together with Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies to help you get your hospital bag ready! And to make it easy for you, Winnie Palmer has an app, Hello Baby! to help you check the items off your list, once they’ve been packed!

For Pre-Delivery & Labor 

       (Hello Baby! App list)

  • Your Birth Plan
  • Digital Devices & Chargers
  • Aromatherapy Lotions & Oils
  • Your Favorite Pillow
  • Baby Book
  • Socks
  • Hair Accessories
  • Lip Balm
  • Toiletries
  • Eye Glasses or Contacts

Orlando Moms Blog Contributors would add to this list:

  • Extension Cord, with USB outlets 
  • Rice Heat Pack
  • A sweater, for your partner! The room can get cold!
  • Playlist of songs
  • Photo ID/Insurance info

For Postpartum Stay

       (Hello Baby! App list)

  • Comfortable Bra/Nursing Bra
  • Lanolin/Breast Care Cream
  • Breast Pads
  • Comfortable Underwear for Wearing
  • Pads
  • Nursing Pillow
  • Robe & Slippers
  • Hair Dryer
  • Going Home Outfit for Mom
  • Infant Car Seat
  • Socks for Baby
  • Receiving Blanket
  • Newborn Outfit for Pictures
  • Going Home Outfit for Baby

Orlando Moms Blog Contributors would add to this list:

  • Snacks, for you and partner!
  • Knowledge of (name & practice) your pediatrician choice
  • Makeup and remover
  • Gifts for other children
  • Breast Pump

Upon Home Arrival

       (Hello Baby! App list)

  • Plenty of Diapers & Wipes
  • App to Track Baby Feedings
  • Prescriptions
  • Sanitary Pads
  • Breast Pads
  • Lanolin/Breast Care Cream
  • Healthy Pre-prepared Meals
  • White Noise App
  • Pre-packed Diaper Bag

Orlando Moms Blog Contributors would add to this list:

  • A list of lactation and other postpartum support professionals. (The Hello Baby! App includes information about breastfeeding support!)
  • Breast Pump
  • Bottles
  • Pacifiers
  • Water Bottles
  • Burp Cloths

It’s always best to be prepared, especially in the case you go into labor earlier than thought, or in the case your doctor sends you to the hospital because of an emergency. It’s always better to be safe than sorry! What other essentials would you add to this hospital bag checklist



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