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  • Writer's pictureLauren Richards

The Ultimate Maternity Hospital Bag Checklist

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The final weeks of pregnancy are filled with a blend of excitement, anticipation, and perhaps a touch of nervousness. It's a time when the reality truly sets in: you're about to meet your baby! Among the whirlwind of nursery preparations, baby showers, and final prenatal appointments, there's another crucial task that demands attention – packing your hospital bag. It's not just about ticking items off a list, but curating a collection of essentials that will provide comfort, convenience, and a touch of home during one of the most transformative experiences of your life. As every seasoned mom will attest, having a well-prepared hospital bag can make all the difference. Whether it's your first rodeo or you're a returning champ, this ultimate checklist, featuring the innovative LaborGrip™, is designed to ensure you have everything you need for the big day.

Maternity Hospital Bag Checklist
Maternity Hospital Bag Checklist

Essentials for Mom:

  • LaborGrip™ Contraction Relief Device: Your secret weapon against contractions. Whether you're facing Braxton Hicks or actual labor contractions, the ergonomic design of the LaborGrip™ offers tangible relief, making it a must-have in every mother's hospital bag.

  • Comfortable Robe and Pajamas: For post-delivery comfort and easy nursing access.

  • Birth Plan and ID: Always have copies handy.

  • Toiletries: Toothbrush, toothpaste, hairbrush, facial wipes, lip balm, and moisturizer.

  • Comfortable Underwear and Nursing Bras: High-waist panties and easily accessible bras for nursing.

  • Slippers or Non-Slip Socks: Keeping your feet warm and safe.

  • Glasses and Contacts: If applicable.

  • Snacks: Energy-boosting snacks for post-delivery.

  • Phone and Charger: To communicate and capture those first moments.

Essentials for Baby:

  • Coming Home Outfit: An adorable outfit for baby's grand exit.

  • Diapers and Wipes: For those first few diaper changes.

  • Swaddling Blankets: For a snug and comfortable baby.

  • Baby Hat and Booties: To keep them warm.

  • Car Seat: Ensure it's properly installed in your car ahead of time.

Extras to Consider:

  • Entertainment: Books, magazines, or a tablet to pass the time.

  • Massage Oil or Lotion: For relaxation during labor.

  • Your Own Pillow: For that touch of home comfort.

  • Playlist or Relaxing Music: To soothe and distract during labor.

  • Camera: If you prefer it to your phone for higher-quality photos.


Packing your hospital bag is a rite of passage for every expecting mother. With this checklist in hand, you'll be more than prepared for the big day. By including the LaborGrip™, you're not just packing a tool, but a source of relief and comfort, ensuring that you face labor with added confidence. Remember, every birth story is unique, and having your essentials ready allows you to focus on what truly matters: welcoming your little one into the world.

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