What should I bring to the hospital for my baby?

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To bring your baby home from the hospital after delivery, you will need:
  • Undershirt
  • Newborn nightgown and stretch suit
  • One outfit
  • Receiving blanket
  • Booties, hat, lightweight blankets and/or outside blanket, depending on the weather
  • Special clothes for hospital baby pictures, if desired
  • An infant car seat. Before your baby is born, make sure to have an approved car seat. Practice using it and securing it correctly in your car. This is extremely important to your baby's safety and well-being.

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