So, are your bags packed?
Forget what your due date is, a baby is considered full term at 37 weeks and so midwives recommend you have your hospital bag packed and ready from 36 weeks, so you are prepared for any early arrivals. Even if you are planning in having a home birth you should have a bag packed, just in case anything changes on the day. Keep it somewhere where it is easy to grab when needed, and ensure your birth partner knows where it is too. And remember if you are travelling anywhere too far from home at any time after 36 weeks always take your bag with you, just in case.
Here are some suggestions on what you may like to pack for you and for your baby, to make sure you have everything you need. To make it easier to find things you may want to pack one bag for you, one bag for your baby.Read More