It's time to start thinking ahead for the Big Day, so prepare your suitcase early and it'll be another thing you can tick off your pregnancy "to do" list
By Michelle LIM, Associate Consultant and Associate Professor Tan Thiam Chye, Visiting Consultant, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, KK Women's and Children's Hospital
No sunscreen needed for this next trip away, but you'll be coming home with the best souvenir of all — your precious new baby! You'll need to pack a small suitcase of things you want with you during your hospital stay. Make sure you include a cute outfit for your little one because all eyes will be on this gorgeous newcomer! It's best to get these packed well in advance so you're ready to go as soon as it's time for your baby to make an appearance.
You may not need all of the following, but here's a list that you can select from according to your needs:
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Make sure your suitcase is within easy reach so when the moment comes, you'll be ready to grab it and go!
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The New Art and Science of Pregnancy and Childbirth 2008, World Scientific
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22 Nov 2023
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