One of the most important to-do’s during a third trimester is packing the hospital bag. But instead of leaving this task to the busy mom-to-be, chip in together for a few essentials to help her feel organized and prepared on her big delivery day. We’ve curated all the key items needed for an overnight hospital stay in this gift guide.
With easy access pockets and comfortable straps, this backpack acts as both the hospital bag for the big day and a diaper bag for months to come.
2. Soft Robe
Comfort is key, especially in the delivery room. Gift the new mom in your life this soft, long-sleeve robe to keep them cozy.
When it comes to gifts for new parents, you can never go wrong with diapers. Try Swaddlers for baby-to-be, featuring a blanket-like softness. The new parents will thank you!
Who doesn’t love a brand new set of pajamas? Whether these are packed in the go-bag or waiting at home for the first night back, these PJs will keep every new mom comfy.
5. Grip Socks
Grip socks are a must for keeping cold feet warm in the delivery room. This multicolor pack will fit snugly in mom’s go-bag – one to wear on the way, and two for back-up.
6. Toiletry Bag
A toiletry pouch is necessary for any overnight stay. Pack this bag with all of mom-to-be’s favorite toiletry items, so she can freshen up at any time.
Like diapers, sensitive baby wipes are always on the gift list. These wipes are designed with the baby’s delicate skin needs in mind, and are handy for the hospital room as well as at home in the nursery.
Bring some comfort and convenience to the hospital. The new mom in your life will love this nursing pillow for the hospital and home.
Easy to slip on and comfortable to wear, these simple cotton shirts are a necessity for any new newborn’s wardrobe.
10. Car Sun Shade
Don’t forget to help them prepare for the drive home. Keep temperatures comfortable with this baby-proof car shade.
11. Baby Washcloths
With a new baby, you can never have too many washcloths. Help the parents stock up from the start with this 10-pack.
Don’t let their phones die on the big delivery day. Include this portable phone charger to make sure the parents don’t miss out on any phone calls or photos.
13. Baby Nail Kit
This adorable baby nail kit is a must-have for new parents. All of the tools fit neatly together, making it great on the go.
Go the extra mile on comfort with these simple memory foam slippers she can easily slip on and off in the hospital room.
15. Hand Cream
Hospital air can be dry, so make sure mom has this tiny moisturizing cream on hand. With a natural almond and milk scent, it’ll help mom feel fresh and relaxed at the same time.