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As you prep for your C-section, you’ll want to make sure you have everything you need in your hospital bag. Check out these packing lists and tips for your preand post-surgery. Maternity Bag Checklist for C-Section Toothbrush and toothpaste Hairbrush Shampoo and conditioner Soap in a squeeze bottle Makeup Pillow in a patterned case that won’t be mistaken for hospital laundry Nightgown Towel, shower shoes, and bathrobe Underwear with a high waisted band that sits above your. My Favorite C-Section Hospital Bag Essentials Loose Foldover Pajama Pants– If you think about it you’ll be in the hospital for about 3 days. You’ll most likely wear a Loose Nursing Shirts – You’ll want 2-3 shirts to go with your lounge pants, or if you would be more comfortable, wear Sticky.

C Section hospital bag list 1. Cotton Robe. One mama said all she wore was this cotton robe the whole time she was in the hospital! A robe is a 2. Touch Night Light. A night light is a great idea for middle of the night feedings, those hospital lights are so dang 3. Maternity. Packing list for a scheduled c-section 1. Comfy clothes.

If you’re not a fan of the gowns provided by the hospital, you may want to bring a long, comfy robe to 2. Supportive underwear. Next, you’ll absolutely need high-waisted underwear that can easily be pulled above your 3. Infant car seat. What To Pack In Hospital Bag For C Section?

1. Everything You Need For Yourself. Here is a detailed hospital bag checklist for c-section you will need for yourself. Make sure you check and add or remove items as per your need and convenience.

Your picture ID (drivers license, for instance). What to pack if you’re having a c-section You might want to add a few things to your packing list if you’re having a planned c-section: Underwear that won’t press on your c-section incision. Keep your length of stay in mind as you select what to pack in your hospital bag. A tip for the thrifty: Ask your hospital what they provide for mothers, and take those things off your hospital bag checklist.

Otherwise, find deals and offers on the items you’ll need here, and use the following hospital bag checklist for mom. Hospital bag packing guide for partners. Create a checklist. You can’t pre-pack everything, since you’ll need some of those things in your everyday life.

So it’s a good idea to start an easily accessible checklist of what needs to come along so nothing gets forgotten amid the last-minute scramble and excitement. Get a backpack or duffel bag. One of the first things you should pack in your hospital bag for scheduled c section is a postpartum belly wrap.

It’s great because it speeds up the healing process and reduces swelling and bloating. 2.Large high waisted underwear After a cesarean section, you are going to have vaginal bleeding and it comes pretty heavy.

List of related literature:

• Condom catheter • Elastic tape • Drainage bag or leg bag • Cap for the drainage bag • Bath basin • Soap • Towel and washcloths • Bath blanket • Gloves • Waterproof pad • Paper towels 4.

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Hospitals and birth centers will provide basic toiletries (soap, shampoo, toothpaste, etc.), but many women prefer to pack their own—it’s the little things, after all, that often bring us the most comfort!

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Don’t worry that one reasonable-sized (meaning smaller than a steamer trunk) bag won’t hold everything you will need in the hospital, because you really only need something for you and the baby to wear home and a few toiletries.

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Basically, bring anything and everything you think might make your labor and hospital stay more comfortable —mp3 player, magazines, a good luck charm.

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We have included a list of what to pack for a hospital transfer in the chapter “Labor and Birth at

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In general, these supplies include alcohol pads, injection caps (caps that go onto the end of the catheters), non-sterile gloves, a sharps container, medical waste bags, and tubing.

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In addition to the sterile OB kit, you should have a neonatal-size bag-mask device, equipment and supplies required to perform tracheal suctioning of meconium (ie, newborn-size ET tubes, meconium aspirator, suction, laryngoscope and blades), and epinephrine (1:10,000 only) for refractory cardiopulmonary depression.

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Assemble equipment: • Bath blanket • Bed protector • Catheter care kit (if not using a kit, the following supplies are necessary): • Basin of warm water and mild soap • Towel and washcloth (disposable washcloths are acceptable) • Small plastic bag for trash • Disposable gloves 3.

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It should include a towel or portable changing pad, diapers, extra pins (if you are using cloth diapers), cotton rounds, washcloths or wipes, a Thermos of warm water, petroleum jelly, a spare set of clothes, and a small toy or two.

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Medicine, toiletries, and a change of clothing (or at least underwear) are essentials.

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  • Had my first c section with my first baby 3 months ago. Still having problems with milk coming in. Other than that i was recovered at 2 in half months and only 3 pounds from prego weight. However my stomach muscules did tear so i still havent done crunches.

  • i got my nursing bras from target one for 16.98, and one on sale for 5.98

    i have 2 weeks left till my due date with my 2nd child, i had my 1st baby 4 years ago…

    im all pacled except for my undies!!! thank u for the reminder!!!

  • Well my placenta is covering my cervix completely and I might have to have a c section and I am terrified
    Never had it done scared of needles

  • What a great vid soon to have my first section and really don’t know how to properly prepare or what to fully expect but this video has defiantly helped thank you!