You should keep a bag ready that you can pick up and take to hospital when your wife goes into labor. As it can happens any time, so you must have to keep the bag ready well before expected date. Many women think that what some of the essentials that they should pack. So if you are one of those, following are the items that you must have in your bag before going to labor.
Nightgown or Pajamas
Mostly the hospital gowns are not very comfortable as compare to those that a woman has. So you must have to take your own gown or pajama with you to have sense of comfort.
Warm Socks and Slippers
Warm socks are also required because mostly hospitals are notorious of being cold especially at night. So if you have warm socks with you, then it will give you a good warm feeling and provide relief from cold. Similarly you should pack a pair of your home slippers to give home like feeling.
Bra and Underwear
You must also pack a lot of bras and underwear that has to be used during your stay at hospital. Underwear that is easy to pull off and on is good for you. Similarly a bra which is front open for breast feeding is also a good choice.
Going home outfit
One last thing that is must for your hospital bag is going home outfit. This is for both baby and mommy. For mommy it should be the same maternity suits that she has to wear for few more weeks because of swollen abdomen. For baby you can choose comfortable clothing that should not cause rashes.