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Packing Checklist For The Hospital

As the countdown to labor begins, what to pack in your hospital bag can start to consume your thoughts. You don’t want to forget anything that will make the experience easier – but there’s not much space on a hospital ward, so you don’t want to over-pack either.

The ‘normal’ range for a full-term birth is 37 – 42 weeks, so it’s a good idea to nail your plans and have that bag packed and ready from about 36 weeks. Continue reading