Below is an outline of some of the items you should bring to hospital when having a baby. 


  • Birthing top/nightie
  • Hot pack
  • Snacks for labour
  • Phone and charger
  • Camera and batteries
  • Underwear and maternity bras
  • Pyjamas
  • Appropriate day clothes
  • Appropriate footwear
  • Toiletries
  • Maternity pads
  • Breast pads
  • Pen


  • Nighties/grow suits (000, 0000)
  • Singlets
  • Hat
  • Mittens
  • Socks
  • Bunny rugs
  • Disposable Nappies

(Cloth nappies provided)


  • Lip balm
  • Own pillow
  • Baby bath wash/lotion
  • Nappy rash cream
  • Nipple cream (Purified Lanolin)
  • Reading Material

Please restrict valuables as we do not accept any responsibility for lost or stolen items. Due to space constraints, large suitcases are unsuitable to bring to hospital.

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