What should I pack in the hospital bag in winter?

Preparation for any step is the key to minimizing stress and anxiety. Therefore, preparing the hospital bag before your delivery is an essential milestone in your delivery preparations. The contents of the hospital bag are different depending on the time of the year, and the weather. If you never had a baby during winter season, you may need some pointers and guidance. Find out what to pack in the hospital bag in winter from this article.

Nauras Abul Haija Editor in Chief
Nauras Abul Haija
Published on:Dec 25th 2022 |Updated on:May 10th 2024
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Baby essentials in the hospital bag for winter

- Cotton long-sleeve onesies.

- Baby overalls made from thick cotton, velour, flannel, or any fabric that can keep the baby warm without irritating the skin.

- A baby hat that is big enough to cover the ears.

- Baby cotton mittens.

- Warm baby blanket.

- Baby moisturizing cream to prevent any winter skin dryness.

- Diaper rash cream.

- Newborn diapers.

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Mom essentials in the winter hospital bag

- Personal ID and medical insurance card.

- Birth plan.

- Phone and charger.

- Earphones.

- Water bottle.

- Healthy snacks like dates and nuts.

- Disposable panties, or if you prefer regular panties, make sure to get them made of cotton and in a dark color.

- Nursing bras.

- Cotton undershirts with buttons in the front.

- Warm robe.

- Cotton or wool socks.

- Toothbrush and toothpaste.

- Lip balm.

- Hand and body cream to prevent winter skin dryness.

- Hairbrush.

- Makeup.

- It is not recommended to use perfume to not disturb the baby. However, you can use some musk to feel fresh, just rub it away from your breast.

- Comfortable slippers.

- Postpartum pads.

- warm outfit to wear when you go home.

- Warm coat.

- Hat and gloves.

Husband's essentials in the hospital bag

- Warm socks.

- Comfortable slippers.

- Warm long sleeve pajamas, in case he will spend the night.

- A change of underwear.

- A warm blanket.

- Phone and charger.

- Healthy snacks.

- Water bottle.

- A coffee travel mug.

We wish you an easy and warm delivery.

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Nauras Abul Haija Editor in Chief
Nauras Abul HaijaHead of Content in Omooma

Nauras is a mother of three, and the Head of Content of Omooma platform. She holds a master’s degree in French language and literature from the USA. She studied French following her passion for languages, she speaks 6 languages, 4 of them fluently. Before dedicating her career to creating and Marketing content, her professional experience included secondary education, higher education, translation, editing, writing, and managing web content. She has a great interest in all topics concerning motherhood and raising children, with a special passion for education.

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