How should I dress my newborn in the hospital?
For the baby, you might want to pack:
- bodysuits, vests and sleepsuits.
- an outfit for going home in.
- a hat, scratch mittens and socks or booties.
- plenty of nappies.
- a shawl or blanket.
- muslin squares or bibs.
- a car seat for the trip home.
Can you put a onesie on a newborn with umbilical cord?
Air it out.
Try not to cover the stump with baby’s diaper (plenty of newborn diapers come with a U-notch to ensure baby’s umbilical cord isn’t covered up). Use comfortably fitting—not tight—onesies, or just dress baby in diapers and T-shirts.
How do you carry a newborn in a hospital?
Step by step guide
- Discharge and paperwork. Before you can go, the midwife needs to discharge you. …
- Exit the hospital. Fresh air! …
- Put baby into the car seat. …
- Return to hospital. …
- Crawl into the back seat. …
- Take more photos of baby in capsule. …
- Make hubby stop the car. …
- Watch baby vomit all over going-home-outfit #2.
What should I bring to hospital for baby?
What to pack in a hospital bag: For your baby
- A going-home outfit.
- Approved infant car seat with the base properly installed in your vehicle.
- A few sleepers and onesies, socks and a hat.
- Cozy blanket and several receiving blankets.
- Package of newborn/size small diapers.
- Package of unscented baby wipes.
How many layers should a newborn wear?
You should dress your baby one-to-two layers to sleep—make sure they don’t have any strings or ties—and never cover baby’s head. Until the baby can roll on their own, a swaddle or sleep sack can be one of those layers.