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What to Pack in Your Hospital Bag: Honest Advice from a 2nd Time Mom - The February Fox
Let me be up front about this post: there’s nothing extraordinary about it. You will not find magic, secret items to bring with you to the hospital when the day finally comes for you to give birth. The reason behind that? I don’t believe that you need anything other than true basics to make you comfortable and happy throughout your stay and I’m not going to beef this article up to make you think otherwise. You’re leaving with a beautiful baby and that’s the true bottom line. When I was pregnant with my first child back in 2014-15, I found myself digging through Pinterest and YouTube trying to find the perfect combination of items. What I mostly found were women bringing in huge suitcases filled to the brim with items I couldn’t imagine having use for. The realist in me shouted at them “you don’t need that!” and after spending a couple days stuffed inside a tiny recovery room where we even tripped over my husband’s small backpack, I still believe it’s not the best option for me. But I will say that even if fancy floral hospital gowns aren’t for me, if they make you feel good: BRING ONE! …