What should we take to motherhood?: The departure for maternity is approaching. It is time to prepare your suitcase and that of your baby. Body, pajamas, slippers, thermometer … here is the list of pictures of everything you will have to bring to the maternity for your child.
Dress for the birth room
In the delivery room, you will need to put an outfit for your newborn. It must consist of a body, a pajama, a bonnet (it will also serve during your stay at the maternity center), a pair of socks, wool or cotton bra and, Possibly, little mittens.
For the stay in the maternity, it is recommended to take six bodies. This allows to have a little spare and to avoid the dad to do the laundry! Prefer the crossed bodies fully pressed in front, more practical than those that slip through the head.
Again, it is better to have spare parts. Slip into your baby’s trousseau six pajamas or loops in size 0 or 1 month. It is better to take too big than too small …
Essential, they will be used to protect your toddler’s pajamas during feeding. If your baby regurgitates, you will make a significant consumption of bibs. This is why it is better to put at least six in your suitcase.
Slippers and socks
So that your baby does not have cold feet, consider bringing slippers and a few pairs of socks.
Provide two breeches or vests. You will need one for the birth room. If you give birth in winter, prefer it in wool, if it is in summer, you can opt for cotton.
Six cloth diapers
Very often, maternity clinics recommend bringing cloth diapers. They serve to protect the sheets from the cradle in case the newborn regurgitates. You can also put it on your shoulder when your baby rotates.
Two sleeping bags or angel nests
Some maternities ask for a bedding set. Others will prefer an angel’s nest or a sleeping bag. Find out what you need to take. Note that once in your home, as a safety measure, your baby will have to sleep in a sleeping bag.
A small cover
This polar blanket will help you to cover your baby when you leave the maternity ward.
Exit bath or towel, you choose! You will have to bring at least three; the pee accidents are indeed numerous …
A bath thermometer
Your baby’s bath water should be at 37 ° C. To get the right temperature, take a thermometer.
An electronic thermometer
At the maternity, the baby’s temperature is checked every day. You can opt for a rectal or frontal electronic thermometer.
Think of slipping into your newborn’s toilet bag a brush or comb; some babies indeed have much hair at birth.
A toilet bag
The hygiene products, as well as the layers, are in principle provided by the maternity. However, do not hesitate to inquire. The shower kit will be very useful to you, afterward, when you leave for the weekend with your toddler.
Outfit for maternity leave
When you leave maternity, you will need an outfit to cover your child. In winter, wrap it in a suit. In summer, a cotton jacket on her pajamas will fit perfectly. In case, you can enough add a small fleece cover.