What to Bring - Birthing Center, Bellingham, Washington | PeaceHealth

What to Bring

 
While our rooms come furnished with most of the items you’ll need during your stay, there are some additional items you may want to bring to make your stay feel more like home. We’ve compiled a short checklist for moms, baby and your partner/coach below. Be sure to take a tour beforehand, as it will help you better determine what will be provided.

Mom

  • Birth plan
  • Nursing bra
  • Breast pump
  • Slippers and extra socks
  • Robe
  • Loose fitting pants to wear home
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Hairbrush, hair ties or clips
  • Deodorant
  • Contact lens case and glasses, if you wear them

Optional:

  • Pillow
  • iPod or CD player
  • Chapstick
  • Make-up
  • Book

Baby

  • Approved car seat (install this before your baby’s birth)
  • Outfit for going home, including a onesie​
  • Blanket
  • Hat

Partner/Coach

  • Coins for the vending machine
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Camera, extra batteries
  • Change of clothes
  • Food and beverages to store in your mini-fridge
  • Deodorant
  • Contact lens case and glasses, if you wear them
  • Book
  • Personal pillow and blanket for your comfort
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste

Items to Leave Home

  • Blow dryer (we have these available in every room)
  • Valuables