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Packing your hospital bag for your newborn’s arrival can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be.

I recommend starting early – sometime in your second trimester when you still have energy and can slowly set aside items that you won’t need until after baby’s arrival.

At the very latest, I recommend having your bag packed by 35 weeks to ensure that it’s ready to go in case of a surprise early arrival. After all, babies tend to arrive on their own timeline!

what to pack in your
hospital bag

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Ally and I spent our morning together strolling the lavender fields, playing on the playground by the lake and swapping mama stories in the summer sunshine. We met quite a few years ago in Cold Lake, and have since both become mamas and close friends. She is one of those mom friends who you can […]