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Tips on how to manage your first maternity hospitalization.

No.

Activities Stage

Check List

1.

Signs of Labour

Ensure that you have signs of labour such as rupture of membrane and contractions.

2.

Admission

  • Medicare card
  • Private health Insurance card (if any).
  • Pre-natal records from your doctor’s office.
  • Name of your baby’s paediatrician (if any).
  • Birth plan (if any).

3.

Basic Needs

  • Mother’s clothing (Lots of underpants, loose & comfortable clothes, slippers, toiletries, maternity pads, breast pads, snacks, book to read, etc).
  • Baby’s clothing (Nappies, receiving blanket, mittens, socks, etc).
  • Newborn Nappies and wipes.
  • Mother’s food & snacks (Mineral water, juices, yogurt, chocolate bar, fresh fruits, etc).
  • Other things such as massage oil, lotions, music, medications, etc.

4.

Hospital Stay

  • Most of the questions about your hospital stay will already be addressed when you choose your doctor and hospital. Make sure that you are well-versed on the hospital’s procedures and regulations. Seek help from the attending midwives should you need further assistance.
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