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How long in advance did you pack your hospital bag?

I'm 31 weeks but I have a history of going into preterm labor....


Asked by Lucky209 at 11:56 AM on Apr. 18, 2011 in Pregnancy

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Answers (17)
  • id pack asap just incase. i packed most of it after 30weeks and the rest a few days before labor (oops) because I was a fulltime student in college and was swamped with school work

    Answer by -lovingliam- at 11:59 AM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • With ds, at 36 weeks, with dd, the night before I was induced @ 42 weeks... I knew she was going to be stubborn.

    Answer by BabyBugsmama at 11:58 AM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • A week or so.

    Answer by mompam at 11:58 AM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • About now lol. we also had the carseat in the car at 32 weeks just so we got used to having it there

    Answer by zoejains_momma at 11:58 AM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • 32 weeks, but my first was preemie and I had a short burst of labor at 27 weeks with Ds2 and was actually in preterm labor with him for 4 weeks and 2 days before he was born.

    Answer by kfroz0415 at 12:01 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • If you're at risk for preterm labor then I would pack it now. GL!

    Answer by June_Mama09 at 12:02 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • I had a few minutes. I went in to the dr's office and was told to go home and pack and check myself into the hospital. It was a sad day because I was all alone and I ended up staying in the hospital for a week before they induced me. My husband ended up having to pack another bag for me to have things o waste time on.

    Answer by at 12:08 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • umm I'm a procrastinator big time! Hubby did it after I had the baby!

    Answer by CrazyMommy87 at 12:15 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • With my first, I packed it when my water broke. (Oops.) With my second, I packed it at the beginning of my third trimester. With my third, I packed it around 34 weeks. This time around, I'm planning to pack a small "emergency" bag around week 30 and then the real bag around 34 weeks. I also go into labor a bit early, so I am typically prepared for baby around 34 weeks.

    Answer by fancyjane at 1:00 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • i say now would be good lol

    Answer by vgaines at 1:05 PM on Apr. 18, 2011