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Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust

What to bring with you - giving birth

Around the time you're nearing 36 weeks of pregnancy, it's a good idea to start packing a bag for you and your baby, no matter where you plan to have your baby. After your baby arrives, you'll usually stay in the hospital for about six hours to two days, so you only need to bring enough clothes and personal items for that time. If you need more things later, you can ask friends or family to bring them. What you decide to bring is entirely up to you, and we've provided some ideas below.

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