What to bring to hospital

For mum

  • Comfortable clothes
  • Toiletries and personal items
  • Maternity sanitary pads
  • Favourite pillow
  • Footwear such as slippers or thongs
  • Camera (mobile phones cannot be used in theatre)
  • Consider a pamper pack or labour pack including things like; music, iPod, lip balm

For baby

  • Baby skincare wipes (fragrance free)
  • A hat to wear for the first 24 hours
  • Clothing (one outfit per day)
  • A baby capsule for the trip home (please have it correctly fitted in your car – this is a legal requirement)

Leave at home

The Bays does not accept responsibility for valuables or property brought into the hospital. For your safety and security we ask you not to bring large amounts of cash or jewellery.

What the hospital provides

Everything you need to feed (by breast or bottle) and care for your baby during your stay including nappies