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When did you get your labor/postpardum bag for the hospital ready?

I am still WAYYYY too early but I was just wondering because I have heard of people packing a small bag now because they were a high rist pregnancy and went to the hospital alot. I am a high risk pregnancy because of my thyroid and high stress levels and blood pressure. not sure what to do! First time mommy. HELP!


Asked by Alysia_Moore at 10:44 PM on Jul. 17, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • I packed mine at about 34/35 weeks. My water broke at 38 weeks so it had been packed for awhile. I was at work when my water broke and my parents just grabbed it on their way to the hospital (my husband, baby and I live with them). It made it so easy to have it packed up.

    Answer by vickwu at 10:49 PM on Jul. 17, 2009

  • i had mine ready @ about 7 mo.

    Answer by scooterpooter at 10:48 PM on Jul. 17, 2009

  • relax! just bring stuff you would need for a weekend away. they have diapers and everything else the baby needs. you can always call your relatives and have them pick you up something you forgot.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:49 PM on Jul. 17, 2009

  • I'm 37 weeks and having a scheduled c section on July 30th and yes he could come early so I went ahead and finally put a bag together yesterday. We only live maybe 10 min from the hospital so if I need anything my husband can always run home for me.

    Answer by jazzysmommy1004 at 11:48 PM on Jul. 17, 2009

  • Aww man. I leep gettn bitchd at for not packing mine yet and I'm 39wks! I will do sothis weekend since I am finally on maternity leave. I still hav yet to unpack my baby shower gifts and have the car seat ready. I been to the hospital twice and one for sure on my list is PILLOW and SOCKS!!

    Answer by Shamerika at 12:16 AM on Jul. 18, 2009

  • I packed mine with my first at 38 weeks, she came 3 days later. My twins were high risk and I started having contractions at 25 weeks, so I packed at 28 weeks, we made it to 32.

    Answer by teamquinn at 12:40 AM on Jul. 18, 2009