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 treatmentFor 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