Peel Health Campus
Part of Ramsay Health Care

What to bring into hospital

For yourself

  • Your health insurance details (if applicable)
  • Three packets of sanitary pads – no tampons
  • One packet of nursing pads
  • Toiletry items
  • Casual wear for day time
  • Nightwear
  • Dressing gown
  • Slippers/comfortable shoes
  • Bras (well-fitting nursing bras if breastfeeding)
  • Mobile phones can be used in certain areas. Please consider others and use vibration mode instead of ring tone.

For your labour (optional)

  • A night gown/T-shirt or similar to wear in labour
  • Ipod/CDs
  • Aromatherapy oils
  • Shower cap
  • Glucose lollies to suck (for an energy boost in labour)
  • Massage oil
  • Lip balm
  • Camera

For your baby

  • Formula, bottles and cleaning brush (if you plan to bottle feed)
  • 2 packets of newborn nappies
  • 1 container of nappy wipes
  • One going home outfit for baby

Your car will need to have an approved car seat or capsule fitted for your journey home.