Maternity & Nursery Center Frequently Asked Questions


What do I need to bring to the hospital for myself?
Items to have for mom during labor:
  • Chapstick
  • Socks
  • Cameras, film, memory stick, chargers, batteries, video cameras
  • Change for vending machines or snacks for partner
  • Phone numbers of people you wish to call immediately
  • Mouthwash, toothbrush, toothpaste
  • List of comfort measures you want to use and equipment (Music, IPOD, rice pack, tennis ball, lotion, etc.)
  • Baby book
Items to have for mom post-partum (after delivery):
  • Toiletries (shampoo, conditioner, hairdryer, makeup, deodorant)
  • Slippers and robe
  • 2-3 nightgowns or pj’s (button-down front or nursing gowns if nursing). However, you may use our hospital gowns if you prefer.
  • 2-3 bras (nursing bras or snug-fitting for non-nursing moms)
  • Panties (suitable for holding pads)
  • Something comfy to wear home (what you wore at 26 weeks)
  • Laptop, wired for wireless (Ext. 2649 will assist you if needed)
  • Bow or wreath for your door

What do I need to bring to the hospital for my baby?
  • Socks
  • Hats
  • Mittens
  • Picture Outfit & Blanket for Background
  • Going home outfit & receiving blanket
  • Blankets - we provide some for use while you are here
  • Sleepers/Gown - wait to use these until triple dye on the cord is dry to prevent staining
  • Pacifiers
  • Car Seat - already installed, we are not permitted to install them for you.
  • Bobby or other nursing pillow for breastfeeding moms