What to bring

What to bring for your stay

Labor bag:

For expectant mom

  • Insurance card, photo ID, and social security number
  • Optional items for comfort:
    • Music (option to bring a Bluetooth speaker or to play a music station on the birthing suite's computer)
    • Hard candies/lollipops and lip moisturizer
    • Tennis ball or other massage tools for back massage
    • Focal point for labor
    • Pillow for your head (we suggest a colored or patterned pillow case)
    • LED candles
  • Basic toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, and deodorant)
  • Hair brush, bands, ties and/or barrettes
  • Comfortable bras/sports bras and/or nursing bras
  • Loose-fitting clothes (including swimwear, robe, socks, slippers, and nightgown if desired)
  • Your birth plan
  • Eyeglasses (if you need them)

For your partner

  • Cell phone and charger (free Wi-Fi available)
  • Basic toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, and deodorant)
  • Change of clothing (including something to sleep in and swimwear for supporting your partner in the tub or shower during labor)
  • Snacks
  • Pillow (we suggest a colored or patterned pillow case) and blanket

For baby

  • Infant car seat (already installed)
  • Baby clothes and blanket to wear home

For mom

  • Nursing bra/breast pads if planning to breastfeed
  • Maternity or loose-fitting underwear
  • Loose-fitting clothes to wear home