Whether it’s your first child or you have done it before when it comes to packing a hospital bag for mother and baby it’s good to check what is needed so here are a few tips to help you out. Even if you’re having a home birth it’s still good to have a hospital bag at the ready just in case for any reason you will need to go in. It’s also good to have the hospital bag at the ready by the time your 36 weeks just in case. Maybe get someone to double check your hospital bag or get them to pack it with you so you don’t miss anything. After your bag is packed keep it near the door or in the car if you can so you will be ready straight away.