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Nightie for hospital bag

(23 Posts)
picketfences Thu 25-May-17 19:23:57

Hiya, anyone found good nighties for packing for hospital that don't cost the earth?

I'm looking for something baggy, cotton and with buttons or access for breastfeeding.

Not up for spending £25 per nightie as no doubt they will get stained with blood plus I'll probably need a few.

Sparklyuggs Thu 25-May-17 19:28:13

I got a couple of 100% cotton nightshirts in primark for £8 each. H&M had a maternity nightdress in dark grey which was £15 I think.

Loopytiles Thu 25-May-17 19:28:17

My mum bought me some bits from primark for hospital and they were great, still have a couple of £1 cotton camis many years later!

BoudiccasHare Thu 25-May-17 19:29:20

I found a black nightie in Primark for £5. Bought two with the intention of binning one if needed as they weren't expensive enough to worry about 🙂

user1495731899 Thu 25-May-17 19:36:43

I'm glad I found this post . Been wondering this my self were to get knightys from for the hospital. Currently 36+5 weeks pregnant

picketfences Thu 25-May-17 19:57:22

Cheers ladies, looks like I'll need to brave primark 😬😬😬 will go very early one day for it opening - can't be bothered navigating mobbed shops with my bump!

user1495731899 Thu 25-May-17 19:59:28

@picketfence I agree primark can be an awkward shop to shop in when heavily pregnant x

Theyhaveallbeenused2 Thu 25-May-17 20:10:15

Peacock have some lovley ones at £7 and not as busy as primark..

vfoster Thu 25-May-17 22:01:19

Another vote for primark! I bought two for the birth of my now three year old. I intended to throw them out but they were so comfy I kept them and will be using them for birth number two in July!

kel1493 Thu 25-May-17 22:06:43

I got 2 long nighties in primark for labour and birth, not maternity as I knew I wouldn't be breastfeeding.

Jfw82 Thu 25-May-17 22:17:32

Another one for primark but also matalan worth looking at

han01uk Thu 25-May-17 22:18:18

Matalan!

furryelephant Thu 25-May-17 22:21:39

Amazon grinpurely because I was too lazy/exhausted to trundle round shops blushI got this one and it was comfy and easy to feed in! Maybe not as cheap as primark but I figured spending a few pounds more was worth more time sitting down eating cake

user1495731899 Thu 25-May-17 22:32:44

Think I'll have to have a look on amazon. Sorry to pinch ur post x

FlapAttack88 Fri 26-May-17 00:25:44

I got a large knew length button up shirt thing from primark for 3 pounds. Was amazing as buttons helped with bf too.

Most important thing I learnt is jot to get anything with those plasticy transfers on the front of them over your boobs... I was so sore from feeding that evwn the weight of this was agony! So as Light as possible!!

Sparklyuggs Fri 26-May-17 05:14:51

theyhave good point! Peacocks had a black night dress online. Mine from primark aren't black but I'm happy for them to be thrown out after birth if need be.

PotteringAlong Fri 26-May-17 05:31:46

Remember it's not necessarily for giving birth you need them but if you have a catheter in (i.e. If you have an epidural) then you won't be able to wear pj bottoms for at least the first 24 hours.

So buy 2 is what I'm saying! smile

Bluefrog26 Fri 26-May-17 08:15:44

Matalan have a big choice with buttons to make it easy to bf but otherwise primark

RebeccaCloud9 Fri 26-May-17 08:20:52

I got a black stretchy knee length v neck nighty from m and s. It was perfect and has lasted well - I'm currently wearing it sat in bed feeding my DS, 2.5 years after buying it for when I had dd.

MyBreadIsEggy Fri 26-May-17 08:22:33

I go some button down cotton night shirts from primary before I had DD.....turns out the room I had her in was like a sodding sauna so I left my dignity at the door and gave birth butt nekked blush

MyBreadIsEggy Fri 26-May-17 08:22:59

Primark*

LemonyFresh Fri 26-May-17 08:24:38

Peacocks! Cotton, cheap and buttons - perfect

Hollyhop17 Fri 26-May-17 09:26:10

I've got one from Marks, £16 so a bit more expensive but knee length, buttons down the front and ordered online. Perhaps Ill pop into primark for a cheap back up as well!

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