If you are a new mum, you need to read this. In this beautiful write-up written by Claire on lovinglivinglondon.com. She highlights really helpful ways to maintain your well-being as a new mum.
Article reposted with permission from http://lovinglivinglondon.com
Originally posted on Loving Living London:
The concept of self care, wellness and optimum health (both mental and physical) has come up tons, as you’d expect, from this initial start to motherhood. I’m super happy for that, because I want to be the healthiest I can be, both for myself and my bodies recovery, and…
Hospital bag checklist for mum and baby.
Today we would be putting out a list for our new mums to be. It is advisable to pack your hospital bag at least a month before your due date (if possible you can do it before then.)
Your hospital should give you a list, please stick to what was given to you. This is just a template just incase you need to compare or if you don’t have that.
For your beautiful baby
- Hospital bag
- Sleep suits 3 psc
- Body suits 7 psc
- Baby towel 2
- Baby wash cloth 1 pack
- Baby caps 3
- Mittens 2 pairs
- Baby socks
- Baby bibs 3
- 4 in 1 flannel
- Baby bath wash
- Baby sponge
- Baby oil
- Savlon antiseptic
- Cotton bud.
- Baby wipes(preferably non scented)
- Cotton wool
- Methylated spirit
- Comb set
- Goya extra virgin oil
- Mucus extractor
- Formula, feeding bottles (if you would be combining both breast milk and formula, or if your breast milk doesn’t come out immediately.)
- Lady Sept sanitary pad 2psc
- Disposable panties
- Sleep wear
- Shower essentials(sponge, soap, toothbrush and toothpaste)
- Comfy clothes to wear home
- Dettol (antiseptic of your choice)
- Hand sanitizer.
If you are a mum, please let me know in the comment section if there was something on the list you didn’t get to use. This would help our new mums to be.
Is there anything on the list I missed out, that was actually useful for your baby and you. Please let us know as well.
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Hello supermums, how are you doing today? I’m sure there are times you have had to stand still or tiptoe out of the room right after putting your baby to sleep in their cot only for you to look back and notice that they are awake😳.
I’ve found myself freezing(standing still) severally, just maybe she wouldn’t see me and perhaps go back to sleep. It works well sometimes and at other times, I start all over😁😁. That was on a lighter note….