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Which item do you wish you had brought to the hospital?

I'm making a list so that I can start getting prepared for when "it's time". Of course there are lists telling you to bring a camera and baby clothes, but I want to know what you ladies found that you REALLY wanted while pregnant but were never told to bring or forgot.

Let me know!

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Asked by ours at 10:13 AM on Oct. 27, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • LOL at babycatchinmama! Good point there!
    prettyrayray

    Answer by prettyrayray at 4:17 PM on Oct. 27, 2008

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  • whats funny is someone on here said to buy preemie sizes cuz newborn is still big but i was about to suggest bringing along a few 3 months sizes cuz newborn can be so small... i guess it depends on the clothes and the baby, cuz a lot of newborn sizes say they are only for 5-8 pounds and ur 8 pound baby could be too big. i plan on bring a few outfits of different sizes to see what fits the best for those going home pictures...
    Butterflysky_24

    Answer by Butterflysky_24 at 4:33 PM on Oct. 27, 2008

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  • wow this was great now I dont have to even bother asking about my list great. I would add one thing my best friend who just had her baby like 2 weeks ago recommends which was a nice comfy pillow from home she was in labor for a whole 36 HOURS before she even was able to push . By the 3rd hospital day I was in-charge of scouting the hospital for a pillow there or to go to her house a house 1/2 hr away ahhh. good luck in a little less the 9 months I'll be in a similar boat.
    HopefulMom2B08

    Answer by HopefulMom2B08 at 9:51 AM on Aug. 15, 2010

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  • I would only suggest toothbrush/toothpaste (the hospital supplises it but its of crappy quality), about 3 newborn diapers and a small thing of wipes. (the hospital supplies diapers and wipes so dont waste your money by bringing enough for your whole stay) a comfy outfut for you to go home in. Just a weather approprate shirt and some sweats and a nursing bra. The hospital will give you mesh undies (disposable) so dont bring your own. They will get runined. If your feet get cold easily like mine a pair of socks or slippers. A brush and your own shampoo, conditioner, and body wash. Though they supply body wash and shampoo they do not supply conditioner (usually) and the quality sucks. Probably a hair tie too:) And the ones you listed are VERY important in my books. And just an FYI try and get a lot of good face pics. My DD always had her head turned and I did not get a lot of her face and I regret it:(
    LovinEveryDay

    Answer by LovinEveryDay at 10:23 AM on Oct. 27, 2008

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