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In the final stretch of pregnancy, the schedules should already be complete. Things like: complete the list of items you need to go to the hospital, for your personal and baby care. Have the baby’s room ready to receive it, your clothes washed and properly ironed. Other topics of the arrival of the baby are the clothes with which they take it out of the hospital for the first time and if they need a baby carrier to take them out.
Depending on what your case will be, in hospitals, they only ask for up to two changes of clothes (if all goes well) and their diapers at hand. Of course, all your clothes are well washed, and the fabric is made of cotton. Why can’t a baby wear unwashed clothes? Because in children’s clothing establishments, clothing accumulates dust and is in constant contact with many people, before you finally acquire it.
That is, in the hospital, you will not be asked for things like baby cologne or creams. So all that, you can leave it at home to receive it. It is also an excellent idea, that the first days, strong odours away from the baby. Usually, in hospitals, they bathe him. And they tell you that their soaps should be neutral in the first months of life. Already at home, you should have your first bath. These ideas below are a compilation of many tips from other parents, who like you were first-time parents.
What should I take to the hospital at the time of delivery?
Let us list the basic things you may need during your stay at the clinic or hospital at the time of giving birth:
1. For mommy:
Pyjamas, gowns or nightgowns with opening in the front to breastfeed more comfortably.
Various cotton underwear items.
Sanitary towels for abundant flow.
Lanolin cream (for those for nipple pain)
A bath soap supports with little smell.
Other requirements that may be requested, depending on the health facility you attend.
2. For the baby:
Two to three changes of clothes, in case of giving birth in public hospitals. Or a single change of clothes, for children born in clinics that uniform them during their stay.
Beanies and mittens.
Diapers size RN (enough)
Cotton babies can carry up to 3 (according to some moms, the more, the better)
Brush to comb your hair.
Cotton blankets to wrap them and a thick blanket to take the baby out of the hospital.
How to get the baby out of the hospital?
-Bravo. It’s time to go home. So all prepared and attentive to medical indications about baby hygiene and mom’s care. Babies can leave the hospital by car, baby carrier and even in the arms of mom or dad. Although it seems that childbirth deserves many bags to be prepared, try only to carry the necessary things. That way you won’t have to carry extra things when you leave the hospital.
In the case of having your vehicle: the use of the car seat for a newborn baby may be necessary. Even a baby carrier and sitting in the back of the vehicle with the baby can be quite useful. If you are close to home, you can go out by car and even with scarves. In the case of leaving with scarves, it is recommended, only if they indicated you in the medical centre how to properly carry the baby.
Ideas for combing for delivery and leaving the hospital
When it is time to leave the hospital with the baby, after the days in observation rule (which will depend on how your delivery was). They will indicate the procedures for the correct cleaning of your belly button and even the steps you should follow to bathe it at home. The breastfeeding is taken hours after delivery. So in the case of hospitals, getting comfortable gowns or pyjamas with front openings to breastfeed will be the best.
Even to leave the hospital, the most comfortable clothes. Things like: dresses, leggings and cotton shirts are recommended. Baggy clothes, pants with elastic and comfortable shoes are like slippers. And advice mode a comment from another mom: Make hairstyles like braids or headbands with the same hair, so as not to worry about combing during the hospital stay.
As a tradition, public figures tend to look radiant when they leave the hospital for the first time with the baby. -Great all that! – But it’s not real life. Women who have just given birth, whether by cessation or natural childbirth, will not always look as if they had just left the beauty salon. And that’s fine. Of course, they are not criticized. But it is selling the beauty image after delivery is not right.
The comfort of the metre is essential, so things like high heels, blue jean or clothes very tight to the body are not recommended. In the same way, the use of baby carriers to get them out of the hospital in a better way is customary, as a result of the same public demonstration mentioned above. But it may depend on your transport circumstances. Later I specify them.
Leaving the hospital home with the baby
The baby’s clothes will be in the background at the time of departure. If you focus on how to get it out, there are several ways: In arms, with a baby carrier, car seats, bassinet and even with the use of scarves. In countries like the United States, they force you to have a baby car seat, properly installed when you go out with the baby from the hospital for the first time.
In the case of scarves, it is the best way if the hospital is close to home. Some cars come with baby carriers or car seats. These baby carriers are the best option because they allow the baby to go to bed and relax from the hospital to the house. In the case of the car seat for newborns, they must always be installed looking back.
In the case of baby carriers and bassinets, they are portable cradle types to take the baby to the house in the most comfortable way. The bassinet began to be used for many years ago, it is a special fabric and is lined with a cotton-padded material for the comfort of the baby.
In the case of the baby carrier, it is often confused with the baby car seat. But this second one has a guaranteed and approved installation method. On the other hand, the first only serves to transfer the baby. Another differential fact is that: baby carriers usually weigh less than a baby car seat. It should never be replaced one by another because they have different functions (always ask before buying).
Blankets to take the baby out of the hospital after delivery
The blankets to bring the baby to the hospital for the first time, should be cotton and be as clean your clothes. If your baby is born in summer, a thin muslin blanket will be enough. But if your baby is born in winter, a good quilted blanket will be ideal. In the same way, the nurses will give you all the necessary tips for your discharge.
How to dress the baby to get him out of the hospital for the first time?
If by chance, you did not wear the change of clothes with which you would take the baby from the hospital you can send him to look with any family member. Comfortable garments are always recommended, which are consistent with the weather of the season. Cotton baby clothes are the best, both for winter and summer. The rest will be complemented with blankets. The clothes with which you can take your baby from the hospital can be: