List for Hospital Bag for Delivery in Nigeria || The Cuddle Blog

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 I searched online for different "What's in my hospital bag" videos and articles that made me come up with my list, but when I got to the hospital, we were given a list and obviously, we had to buy a lot of things that had I been in a foreign hospital, it won't be requested from me. So, here is a list for your Nigerian hospital bag;

For Mother
  • 1 Dressing gown
  • 1 Maternity Large Brassiers
  • 1 Large Towel
  • 4 Sanitary pad (ladysept) 
  • 1 pair of flat slippers
  • 1 Toilet soap
  • 1 tin of glucose
  • 1 Toothbrush 
  • 1 tube of toothpaste
  • 1 Body cream
  • 3 clean wrappers
  • 1 Sponge 
  • 2 nightingale spreadable
  • 1 Savlon (small bottle)
You can purchase some items you need below 
Nursing Bra on Jumia 
Hospital Bags on Jumia 
You can save a copy for yourself

For Baby
  • 4 Baby's clothes and vest (cotton)
  • 1 flannel gown
  • 2 baby Shawl to carry the baby
  • 2 Flannel material to carry the baby
  • 1 Big towel
  • 1 bottle of olive oil/Coconut Oil (to clean baby for the first time- you might need a big bottle)
  • 1 baby soap, oil, sponge and comb
  • 1 Antiseptic soap
  • 1 unbreakable flask
  • 1 diaper 
  • 1 methylated spirit(Small bottle)
  • 1 cotton wool
In my own hospital bag I had the following; 
  • Change of clothes for me - loose trousers and a top
  • 1 Diaper 
  • 1 Wipes 
  • 3 Cloths for the baby
  • 1 Baby shawl 
  • A ton of Socks 
  • 2 Mittens 
  • Baby care bag which had nail cutter, comb, thermometer etc
  • Towel
  • A stuffed animal
  • Underwear - Disposable pants and nursing bra
  • Slippers and socks 
  • Book 
  • Nursing Pillow
  • Car Seat - Of course this one is not for the 'Bag' 
  • washcloth, with baby soap, oil etc.
  • Pacifier and Bibs
  • Mosquito Net

Did I miss anything? What was/is your hospital bag?


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  2. Got my list not too long ago...still packing and repacking my bag..Got some months ahead though...I am just excited ...

    1. Yaaaaaay! You should be excited. It is indeed an exciting journey. So happy for you.

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  5. Anonymous27.6.22

    Thanks, very helpful.