What Should I Take to the Hospital?
- Focal Point (an object you can concentrate on such as a picture)
- Favorite pillow
- Personal music player
- Robe & Slippers
- Nursing bra / Nursing pads
- Going home clothes
- Hair ties to put up your hair
- Glasses or extra contact lenses
- Snacks (for dad or support person)
Pack ahead so your suitcase is ready. Suggestions to pack include: nightgowns (Those that are suitable for breastfeeding, if you decide to breast feed), a robe, a nursing bra, slippers, going-home clothes, hair brush, deodorant, toothbrush and toothpaste, glasses or extra contact lenses and a camera.
The Hospital will supply diapers, wipes, t-shirts and blankets for your baby. Formula is also provided during your hospital stay if you choose to bottle feed your baby. Items to pack for the baby include: an outfit for picture taking, a baby book to record events, a light blanket and a car seat. Please make sure you have installed your car seat prior to your baby’s arrival so you have a safe ride home.
How many visitors can I have after delivery? What are visiting hours?
We are a family focused unit and encourage family members to visit. Visitors, siblings and family members are encouraged to come during day time hours. After 8:00 PM we reserve time for only the parents and baby to bond and rest. Fathers are encouraged to spend the night and actively participate in their baby’s care.