What should I pack in my hospital bag for c-section?

What should I pack in my hospital bag for c-section?

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.

What week should I start packing my hospital bag?

You should have your hospital bag ready to go between weeks 32 and 35 of your pregnancy, in case your baby comes a bit earlier than expected. A good time to start the packing process is around the 28 week mark, or at the start of your 3rd trimester.

Does c-section always leave a pouch?

Women who give birth via cesarean section are often left with a pouch of excess skin above their scar, commonly referred to as a c-section pooch or c-shelf. Since everyone heals differently, it can’t be predicted whether or not a c-shelf will develop and, if it does, if it will fade naturally.

What should I wear in the hospital after ac section?

Loose Drawstring Pants or Nightgowns: Many women recommend packing yoga pants to wear in the hospital, but if you have a c-section you will want to opt for nightgowns or very loose drawstring pants that can sit above your incisions.

What are the baby things to buy before delivery?


  • Lots of bibs.
  • Burp cloths.
  • Breast pump.
  • Milk storage containers (here are some essential safety tips on storing breastmilk)
  • Nursing pillow.
  • Nursing bras (if buying before baby is born, buy one cup size larger than your pregnant bra size)
  • Breast pads (disposable or washable)
  • Lotion for sore nipples.

How many outfits should I bring to the hospital for Mom?

Pack two different outfits in different sizes because you don’t know how big or small your baby will be! Aim for one outfit in newborn size and one 0-3 months. Don’t forget hats and/or socks, if weather appropriate.

How long is bed rest after C-section?

Get plenty of rest Expect to stay in the hospital for three to four days after your delivery (longer if there are complications), and give your body up to six weeks to fully heal. That’s easier said than done. It’s hard to crawl into bed for hours on end when you have a baby who is demanding lots of attention.

What things to pack in hospital bag for C section delivery?

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  • nursing bras or tanks and nursing pads (if you plan to breastfeed)
  • or slippers.
  • rubber shower shoes.
  • etc.)
  • dry shampoo – you might not be able to shower right away.
  • a hairbrush.
  • makeup.
  • contact lenses.
  • a comfortable pillow – consider using a non-white or patterned pillowcase to distinguish it from the hospital’s.
  • What to pack in the hospital bag for a C-section?

    You might also want an extra pillow and blanket (the ones they supply are never good enough). You’ll need basic toiletries, like shampoo and conditioner. Also, the operating room is really cold, so you might want to wear fuzzy, warm socks.

    What should I bring to the hospital for a C-section?

    Cotton Robe. One mama said all she wore was this cotton robe the whole time she was in the hospital!

  • those hospital lights are so dang bright!
  • High-Waisted Pants.