CHI Health Saint Elizabeth


Hospital Bag Checklist

Your Bag:

  • Robe, slippers, and nightgown
  • Cosmetics and deodorant
  • Toothbrush, toothpaste, and hair care items
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Breastfeeding supplies
  • Peri-pads

Your Support Person’s Bag:

  • Pad and pencil/pen
  • Lamaze manual
  • Talcum powder or lotion
  • Lip balm or lip gloss
  • Socks or footies
  • Eyeglasses or contact lens case
  • Camera, video camera, battery/charger
  • MP3 player, CDs or DVDs
  • Phone numbers, insurance card, and photo ID
  • Birth ball and tools for back labor
  • Cell phone charger
  • Personal pillow, if you prefer

Your Baby Items:

  • Car seat adjusted–please bring to your room
  • Going home outfit
  • Outfit for professional photo (Charley’s Angels)
  • Blanket and a diaper bag