What to Bring to Hospital

For your admission to hospital, here is a checklist of things you should consider bringing with you.

Preparing your hospital bagFor Maternity:

  • Nighties/dressing gown
  • Comfortable day clothing
  • Comfortable footwear – slippers may be ideal
  • Toileteries, including sanitary pads – maternity pads would be ideal
  • Maternity bras, Nursing pads

Things for the birth:

  • Camera
  • Music – iPod/iPhone docking station is available in each birthing room
  • Comfortable clothing

Things for the new baby:

  • Nappies
  • Baby clothes
  • Bunny rug

Getting ready for gynaecology treatment

Greenslopes Maternity provides free parking for your partner for your entire hospital admission for the birth.  Please contact Greenslopes Maternity reception for details to arrange free entry/exit to the hospital car park.

For Gynaecology day procedures:

  • Previous imaging (e.g. ultrasounds)
  • Sanitary pads

For Gynaecology inpatient procedures:

  • Nighties/dressing gown
  • Comfortable day clothing
  • Comfortable footwear
  • Sanitary pads

To assist with the hospital admission process, please also remember to bring:

  • Your Medicare Card
  • Your Private Insurance Membership Card (if applicable)

Please try to leave your valuables at home, to minimise the risk of theft.

Greenslopes Obstetrics and Gynaecology