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    And in case no one has mentioned it, make sure you pack a good camera! If you happen to go in for a c section you won't be allowed to take your mobile in to theatre (well that's the rule at my hospital) so don't rely on your mobile's camera.

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    Default Packing my hospital bag... Advice?

    Quote Originally Posted by BluePixie View Post
    My top tips are dry shampoo and mascara..... two little things to help you feel a bit fresher, quickly, especially when you have lots of visitors. The dry shampoo was great, as I had a c/s and didn't want to hold my hands up for long to wash my hair.
    I have packed a small toiletries kit including (and plz nobody laugh lol) a bit of makeup for basic face (for pics), a mini dry shampoo (for reasons you mentioned) and a couple of other bits. just a tiny selection of things to help me feel a bit nicer. I'm sure I won't even end up using it, but it's at least there if I want it.

    I found a great little blush stick (so no need to bring along a brush set lol) at chemist warehouse. was only like $4 but it means you put a couple of dots on each cheek then just rub/blend with your fingers and you have instant glow. I trialled some at home with an otherwise totally bare face and dh noticed how glowy I looked immediately. even a small thing like that could help you feel more human and ready for a quick photo, if you're so inclined.

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    Default Packing my hospital bag... Advice?

    Quote Originally Posted by turquoisecoast View Post
    I have packed a small toiletries kit including (and plz nobody laugh lol) a bit of makeup for basic face (for pics), a mini dry shampoo (for reasons you mentioned) and a couple of other bits. just a tiny selection of things to help me feel a bit nicer. I'm sure I won't even end up using it, but it's at least there if I want it.

    I found a great little blush stick (so no need to bring along a brush set lol) at chemist warehouse. was only like $4 but it means you put a couple of dots on each cheek then just rub/blend with your fingers and you have instant glow. I trialled some at home with an otherwise totally bare face and dh noticed how glowy I looked immediately. even a small thing like that could help you feel more human and ready for a quick photo, if you're so inclined.
    I took make up when I had my DD and will be doing it again for my next Bub. Just bronzer, BB cream, mascara and gloss. I was in hospital for 4 nights after a c-section so needed to feel human again! Plus we had professional photos so was glad I did
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    I've been told to not bring anything like moisturiser, shampoo, make up, deodorant etc.. As it may mess with bubs senses when born..?
    I'm packing now because if I have to go to hospital (emergency) for any reason, I'll be taken straight to maternity and I don't know what to expect from there so, I'd rather be prepared.. 👍🏻😃
    Thank you for all the advice.. Some things there is never even thought of...
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    Our local hospital wants us to bring in 6 of everything. SIX. Six lots of wraps, onesies, leggings, singlets, socks. It's insane! I don't plan on being there that long.

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    I asked a midwife at my last appointment what to bring. she told me I need to "do my homework" and referred me to the very vague lust provided in one of the brochures they gave me.

    yes, I realise I should bring along baby onesies and nappies. but how many of each etc.

    it really annoyed me. you'd think they'd be more helpful really.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gamermummy View Post
    Our local hospital wants us to bring in 6 of everything. SIX. Six lots of wraps, onesies, leggings, singlets, socks. It's insane! I don't plan on being there that long.
    Me too. 6 of everything for bub.

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    Quote Originally Posted by turquoisecoast View Post
    I asked a midwife at my last appointment what to bring. she told me I need to "do my homework" and referred me to the very vague lust provided in one of the brochures they gave me.

    yes, I realise I should bring along baby onesies and nappies. but how many of each etc.

    it really annoyed me. you'd think they'd be more helpful really.
    Wow. Not helpful at all.

    Hope this thread is helpful

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    Not sure if it's been noted but gaviscon. Heartburn sometimes doesn't subside immediately.

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    I had reflux before I fell pregnant and since I've been growing a little human its merciless.. Nothing works... 😥
    I've had to go back to full cream, full fat milk. It seems to help a little and quick ease chalk tablets.. Hah.. I tried the milanta liquid which came highly recommended but that did absolutely nothing.. I hope Bub doesn't have it when she's born...


 

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