Essential Documents:Driver's license or other ID Insurance card and hospital paperwork Birth plan (optional)

Comfort Items: – Pillow and blanket – Change of clothe – Slippers or sock

Labor Aids: – Massage balls or tennis ball – Heating pad or ice pack – Birthing ball

Postpartum Essentials: – Nursing pads or bra – Nipple cream – Pads or tampon

Baby Essentials: – Onesie – Diaper – Wipe – Blanket

For Your Partner: – Snacks and drink – Change of clothe – Pillow and blanket

Other Items to Consider: – Camera or phone – Charger – Books or magazine

– Pack light so you don't have to carry a lot of stuff around.

– Bring a variety of snacks and drinks to keep you hydrated and energized.