1. Slippers or flip flops
You will likely be barefoot in the hospital, so it is a good idea to bring a pair of slippers or flip flops to wear.
2. A robe or large shirt
You will likely be wearing a hospital gown for your surgery, but it is a good idea to bring a robe or large shirt to wear home. This will help to keep you warm and will cover your clothes.
3. Nightgown or pajamas
It is a good idea to bring a nightgown or pajamas to change into after your surgery. This will help you to feel more comfortable and will be more comfortable than your clothes.
4. Underwear, including a nursing bra
It is important to bring underwear, including a nursing bra, after your surgery. This will help you feel more comfortable and will be more comfortable than your hospital gown.
5. Breast pads
If you are breastfeeding, you will likely need breast pads while you are in the hospital. Bring enough for the duration of your stay.
Hospital floors can be cold, so it is a good idea to bring socks to keep your feet warm.
Make sure to pack all of your necessary toiletries, including toothbrush and toothpaste, shampoo and conditioner, soap, etc. You may not have access to these items in the hospital.
8. Disposable contact lenses (if you wear them)
If you wear disposable contact lenses, it is important to bring enough for the duration of your stay. You may not have access to contact lens solutions in the hospital.
9. Your insurance card and ID card
Make sure to bring your insurance card and ID card with you to the hospital. You will need them for admission and billing purposes.
Make sure to bring some money with you for parking and snacks while you are in the hospital