Mothers share their essential hospital bags

Mothers have shared their best advice on which pregnant women should pack in their hospital bags before their labor at Mumsnet, including non-slip socks, cheap panties and a bottle with a straw

Mothers have been sharing their advice to pregnant women about what to pack in their hospital bag ready for their trip to the maternity ward.

Taking Mumsnet, a very pregnant woman started the thread, asking for advice on what should be included.

And women who have already experienced the trip to the delivery room soon intervened with their helpful suggestions, recommending everything from slip-resistant socks to emergency painkillers and the best disposable panties.

Others even suggested taking a plastic jar to help lessen the pain of going to the bathroom for the first time after delivery, while one suggested a bottle with a straw to help moisten the dry mouths between gas and air sessions during the session. Birth.

Mothers have shared their best advice on which pregnant women should pack in their hospital bags before their labor at Mumsnet, including non-slip socks, cheap panties and a bottle with a straw

Mothers have shared their best advice on which pregnant women should pack in their hospital bags before their labor at Mumsnet, including non-slip socks, cheap panties and a bottle with a straw

Taking the parenting forum, the expectant mother wrote: "I'm looking to take some things in the next few weeks that will end up in my hospital bag.

& # 39; So we are looking for the best / most recommended brands for breast pads, maternity towels, nipples and disposable panties.

& # 39; Any recommendation for the above would be greatly appreciated! & # 39;

And her crying for help was quickly answered by experienced mothers, sharing their best advice on what they found useful in the room and what they had missed.

Carrying Mumsnet, a very pregnant first-time mother started the thread, asking for advice on what she should include in her hospital bag

Carrying Mumsnet, a very pregnant first-time mother started the thread, asking for advice on what she should include in her hospital bag

Carrying Mumsnet, a very pregnant first-time mother started the thread, asking for advice on what she should include in her hospital bag

Enumerating the essentials, a pregnant mother wrote: "Comfortable cotton briefs, lip balm, antibacterial hand gel, maternity cushions and some spritz for this era."

Another revealed that she found non-slip socks useful for walking around the room, and added: "I loved having shoe socks with the rubber bits in the soles, very safe when walking carrying a newborn.

And giving an idea of ​​what I regretted not having, another mother said: "One thing that I did not pack and regret was a water bottle with a nozzle / nozzle since the gas and air really dried out the mouth and the small plastic cups were a pain in the **, since I had to make sure it was vertical enough not to spill it. "

Granted, another admitted that the bottle with the straw was a good idea and added to add snacks, an eye mask and earplugs to the basics.

And their help crying was quickly answered by experienced mothers, sharing their main advice on what they found useful in the room and what they had missed, including a bottle with a straw

And their help crying was quickly answered by experienced mothers, sharing their main advice on what they found useful in the room and what they had missed, including a bottle with a straw

And their help crying was quickly answered by experienced mothers, sharing their main advice on what they found useful in the room and what they had missed, including a bottle with a straw

"My essentials were a hand fan, a straw bottle and an atomizer, and my poor husband was baffled by my drinking instructions, fans and water spray," one mother recalled.

Meanwhile, others shared the best "disposable" underwear they wore with them, and many praised Primark's cheap cotton panties.

One wrote: "Sainsbury's maternity pads are super comfortable, do not bother with disposable panties, get cheap big black cotton panties instead, much more comfortable!

Another added: "I was ten, but I got full style 12/14 black trousers from Primark when I had a cesarean section." His bf bras were also fabulous!

Meanwhile, others shared the best "disposable" underwear they wore with them, and many praised Primark's cheap cotton panties.

Meanwhile, others shared the best "disposable" underwear they wore with them, and many praised Primark's cheap cotton panties.

Meanwhile, others shared the best "disposable" underwear they wore with them, and many praised Primark's cheap cotton panties.

When recommending large underpants and moisturizer, a mother said: "I'm a 10/12 and I received full size underpants of size 14, they were a godsend after my emergency cesarean since they came out very well. I would also recommend packing a good lip balm, the G & A (gas and air) dried my lips to clean my hair. "

Meanwhile, others suggested a large supply of diapers, phone chargers and nipple cream to the basics of sleepwear, toothpaste and laundry bag products.

& # 39; Babies can swaddle quickly in the first few days, so bring a good number in your main bag and the rest in the car package.

"A small plastic jug to pour on my pieces for the first time that you go to the toilet after birth, sounds random, but if you have space it can be a great relief," added one mother.

Meanwhile, others suggested a large supply of diapers, phone chargers and nipple cream for the first food after giving birth

Meanwhile, others suggested a large supply of diapers, phone chargers and nipple cream for the first food after giving birth

Meanwhile, others suggested a large supply of diapers, phone chargers and nipple cream for the first food after giving birth

Others suggested bringing light pajamas in case the room got too hot, and one recommended a nightgown with buttons on the front to allow easy skin-to-skin contact.

Enumerating its essential elements, one said: "Pack flip-flops for the shower to avoid warts, a bag with neutral fragrances because newborns usually do not like overwhelming odors, and a dark-colored bath towel. Hand towel / facial cloth to disguise any blood spots.

She added: "Nipple cream is good, if you use it from the first food, it makes a difference."

One mother even suggested packing a small bag for labor and one night in the hospital, and another with additional supplies for a longer stay to leave in the car.

"If you're in the hospital for a while, something to personalize your cubicle a bit like a photo frame or an ornament is nice," one mother wrote.

One mother even suggested packing a small bag for labor and one night in the hospital, and another with additional supplies for a longer stay to leave in the car.

One mother even suggested packing a small bag for labor and one night in the hospital, and another with additional supplies for a longer stay to leave in the car.

One mother even suggested packing a small bag for labor and one night in the hospital, and another with additional supplies for a longer stay to leave in the car.

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