What’s In My Hospital Bag? (Planned C-Section)

whats in my hospital bag planned c section

Lots of people requested I make a video on the contents of my hospital bag, so here it is – to be very honest, it’s not much different to the bag I took with me when I was having Angelica, which was supposed to be a natural birth. The clothes are looser, the knickers larger and I have more maternity pads, but apart from that the essentials seem to be the same. Stuff for mopping up (sorry), clothes for the baby and my trusty Kindle Paperwhite just in case I’m not so off my head on painkillers I can manage to read something.

Actually, I tell a lie: I have peppermint teabags (supposed to help with wind after c-section), Arnica tablets (for bruising), Nutri Mum bars (for helping with milk supply) (I’m sceptical, but we shall see) and hand sanitiser. Didn’t think of any of those things last time. Mainly because I wasn’t supposed to be having a section!

Anyway, full list below the video pane for quick reference.

Bystroom Leather Changing Bag: https://bystroom.com/bystroom-bea-lat…

Vest tops from H&M, striped top from GAP

Sleep Bras, Mothercare: http://www.mothercare.com/non-wired-2…

Nursing + Sleep Bras, Jojo Maman Bebe: http://www.jojomamanbebe.co.uk/2-pack…

Large cotton briefs, M&S (I get a 16 and am usually a 10): http://www.theuphill.com/maternity-kn…

Breast Pads from Lanisnoh: http://amzn.to/2jP2rEk

Nipple Cream from Lansinoh: http://amzn.to/2jwA9xo

Re-useable Bamboo Breast Pads: http://amzn.to/2kIpH83

Kindle Paperwhite: http://amzn.to/2kansKE

Ear Plugs (these are great): http://amzn.to/2jP1kEK

Pukka Mint Tea bags, supermarket

Nutri Mum Bars, supermarket

Weleda Arnica Tablets: http://amzn.to/2kanaU4

Always Night Sanitary Towels (supermarket)

Natracare Maternity Pads: http://amzn.to/2kIcLim

Nappies, Pampers Sizes 1 and 2

Baby vests, sleepsuits and hat: various, inc Next, M&S and ASDA

Old Havaiana Flip-Flops

Fluffy Dressing Gown from ASDA, £15

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