Be prepared for the big arrival of your little one! Print out a free hospital bag checklist during your pregnancy and start preparing for the arrival of your new baby.
The birth of your baby is such an exciting time! However, it can also feel chaotic! In order to help, we put together this free hospital bag checklist to help you feel a bit more prepared. Our community of moms contributed advice on what they loved having in their pregnancy hospital bag, and what they never ended up using.
Keep in mind that no matter how prepared you are leading up to your baby’s birth, things happen. This is one situation that we don’t have full control over. So we need to also be prepared to go with the flow and adapt as much as we need to along the way.
After all, the perfect end result is having a healthy baby and a healthy mama! Whatever is needed to get you to that point will be totally worth it! So take a deep breath, plan as best as you can, and enjoy the moment! Because it will go much faster than you think. But you can do it!
Prepare, plan, but be ready to adapt. You got this!
Created by Shari Medini
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Co-Owner: Shari Medini
Shari Medini is the co-owner of the parenting website Adore Them. Her prior experience includes working as a marketing strategist and writer on multi-million dollar capital campaigns, website designs, advertising campaigns, and book launches. Shari’s parenting articles have been published in dozens of publications; and she enjoys doing various speaking engagements. When she’s not on her laptop, Shari can be found spending quality time with her husband and two sons exploring their hometown of Lancaster County, PA