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Packing for your hospital stay

HBF is proud to be in partnership with our Member Plus hospitals in Western Australia.

Here are a few suggestions of what you may want to pack for your hospital stay.

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Nightwear and comfortable day wear (track suits, comfortable t-shirts)
Slippers
Clothes for you and your baby to wear home
Nappies, wipes and nappy bags
Toiletries (including emery board for sharp nails, including the baby's)
Favourite music (preferably battery operated) to play during the labour
Any medications you are currently taking
Health insurance details
Sanitary pads and breast pads
Tissues
A bra suitable for feeding
Small amount of money - don't take large amounts as you won't need to buy much
Camera and charger
Phone and charger
Child Health Record Book - may be given to you by the hospital or by friends to record your baby's details
Clothing/toiletries for your support person
Small purified lanolin for sore nipples
Contact details of family and friends you may want to notify
Any personal items that might make you comfortable (pillows, etc.)

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