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5 Things… to pack for the hospital before having a baby (Mom’s essential list)

Posted in 5 Things... by Julie Meyers Pron on July 20, 2009

We’ve been there, done that. Don’t go without:

  1. bathrobe: because walking to the nursery in an open-rear hospital gown is so not cool
  2. toothbrush and toothpaste: The hospital can provide one for you, but yuck! and mouthwash: little unknown fact: some moms to become vomit as they push, for your baby’s sake, mouthwash into your pan before the doc hands you your babe
  3. cell phone: hospital charges on telephone use are for the birds
  4. favorite shampoo, soap and lotions
  5. make-up (bring along a good, easy foundation like Per-fekt)… think pictures!

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5 Things… for reentry

Posted in 5 Things... by Julie Meyers Pron on June 29, 2009


So, you’re about to depart on vacation. Make sure you leave these 5 things home to use when you return:

  1. 1 clean outfit for each person for the next day (include underwear and/or diapers!)
  2. 1 clean set of pajamas per person
  3. toothbrush and toothpaste
  4. frozen ravioli, pizza or another quick, frozen meal
  5. cereal, organic or other long-lasting milk for breakfast the next morning.

Have it all ready before you leave and you’ll reenter with less stress.