For labour and birth

Don’t forget to pack anything that’ll help you be more comfortable during labour; music, oils, a TENS machine. You and your partner/support person will have access to refreshments, but are welcome to bring your own if you wish.

  • Antenatal card, Medicare card and private health fund details
  • Loose comfortable clothes and maternity bras
  • Comfortable footwear
  • Toiletries, a packet of maternity pads as well as three – four packets of pads, tissues
  • Reading material
  • Mobile phone and charger
  • Favourite pillow

Your partner will also need to bring a bag and a suggested list includes the following:

  • Change of clothes
  • Toiletries
  • Pyjamas or some form of sleepwear if planning to stay
  • Swimming costume in case they are needed in the bath or shower with you
  • Camera, phone and chargers and spare memory cards
  • Covered shoes. In the event that you need to go to the Operating Theatre they will need to wear covered shoes.
  • Change for the vending machines

All clothing, nappies, wipes and linen is provided for your baby. You will however need the following:

  • Clothing and a wrap to take the baby home
  • Correctly fitted rear facing car seat

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