Things to Take to the Hospital

Birthing Individual

Lip Balm

Toiletries and Cosmetics
Toothbrush and toothpaste
Hairbrush, Comb, Ponytail holder

Clothes
Robe, Wrap
Comfortable Nightgown that you can breastfeed in

Swimming Suit

Socks & Slippers

Blanket & Shawl

Nursing Bras

Change of clothes

Food & Beverage
Favorite snacks
Favorite electrolyte drink (coconut water, honey, popsicles, favorite juice)

Music, Speaker & Earphones

Personal comfort items
Massage oil & device(s)
Holiday light string

Comfortable Pillow

Favorite images (photos, pictures, cards)

Aromatherapy Diffuser

Eye mask (Bucky 40 blinks) & earplugs

Partner

Camera / Videocamera with chargers

Food for snacks

Clothes
Bathing suit
Change of clothes

Sweater

Slippers

Enjoyment
Something to do if you're bored / need a break

Personal comfort

Earplugs

Eye mask

Earphones

Laptop (for emailing) with charger

Phone with charger

Baby

Change of clothes

Car Seat

Diapers
If you want to use a diaper service try it for one month to make sure you like it before buying in.

Baby Nail Clippers

Socks / Booties

Hat

In the interest of money saving techniques here is a list of things NOT to buy along with reasons why and here is a great Facebook site for getting used items.  If you decide to go with used items here is a guide for safety techniques on using things that may have been recalled.