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What to pack in your hospital bag? | From a Calgary, Alberta Newborn Photographer





Your whole world changes when you have a baby so it is great to have your hospital bag packed super early so you are prepared just in case your baby decides to make their entrance earlier than expected. Here is a list I have made from the advice and recommendations from new moms. But feel free to comment below if I forgot anything that you personally recommend!!!


  1. just born outfit with hat for baby

  2. receiving Blankets

  3. a Towel

  4. a going home outfit and blanket for baby

  5. Comfy pajamas for yourself

  6. Tops with Buttons

  7. Slippers

  8. Water bottle

  9. diapers for yourself and baby

  10. baby wipes (they are also great at taking off your makeup)

  11. Travel size shampoo, conditioner, body wash/soap.

  12. Dry Shampoo

  13. Wet Brush and Hair Ties

  14. Q-tips

  15. Razor

  16. Travel sized toothbrush and toothpaste.

  17. a pillow

  18. small unopened bottle of olive oil for stretching

  19. headphones

  20. snacks for yourself and your partner

  21. phone charger

  22. soothers

  23. Lip and Nipple Balm

  24. Gum

  25. Headphones for music

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