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Hospital Bag

(8 Posts)
abcdef12345 Mon 18-Aug-14 11:36:23

I'm 27 weeks now, due early November. Is it too early to pack my hospital bag? When did everyone else start packing their bags? Thanks.

Heatherbell1978 Mon 18-Aug-14 11:46:59

It's up to you I guess. I'm 40+3 and waiting for baby to arrive and my bag has been packed since 36 weeks. Statistically you're more likely to have the baby 2 weeks either side of your due date.

Buffy81 Mon 18-Aug-14 11:56:59

i packed mine at 38weeks. am bang on 40 weeks today

SouthDerbyshireMamma Mon 18-Aug-14 12:05:31

I started packing mine at 32 weeks and finished packing whilst in labour (phone chargers etc)

Redling Mon 18-Aug-14 12:23:31

I've been in early labour since Saturday and tbh I could have gone out and bought everything in the last two days, never mind packed it! But you may have a swifter time than I'm having smile had it all packed by 35 weeks but am adding as I go today.

Ellie2elysia Mon 18-Aug-14 12:25:23

39 here and still got a few things to add, as a FTM I feel like I'm over packing!!

arghhelpme Mon 18-Aug-14 12:56:54

I started packing mine last week when I was 27 weeks. I have been nesting like crazy though and feel the need to get things done, bit hard in summer hols whilst chasing after 2 children.
Am expecting twins though so will probably be here before their November due date.

The baby bag is packed but my labour bag consists of a towel, big knickers, maternity pads and lucozade. Must remember toothbrush and toothpaste this time as forgot it both times with previous dc.

Whatsonemore Mon 18-Aug-14 13:07:14

Mine have all been prem so I always pack then repack early - usually done by 22 weeks then add snacks / chargers etc when needed!

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