inside our hospital bags {mom + baby} | olive june
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inside our hospital bags {mom + baby}

every minute of every day lately, i am expecting to go into labor. i feel different lately and just feel like he's coming... however, i have never done this before! so really, who knows! here are some things gathered and given for our special little one. this whole process- carrying a little life- is a journey in waiting and slowing down. something i was finally able to do this week and some last week - although my parents and i kept pretty busy running errands and enjoying charlotte. however, for this ability to rest prior, i am very thankful. i am just taking each step as it comes and am trusting that God will carry all of us with grace. 

for mom: 
a floral robe
grip socks
flip flops
a massager 
essential oils {lavender and frankincense}
camelbak water bottle
pajamas
nursing tanks
non-scented lotion
a diffuser 
polaroid camera
lululemon wrap
slippers
sneakers


for our baby: 
natural pacifier

muslin swaddle blankets

onesies {one with bengal tigers in case he comes saturday- go cincinnati} 
a few going home outfits [both newborn and 0-3 month}
socks 
coconut oil from trader joe's 
mittens
knit booties 
hats
his new diaper bag {thanks mom and dad!! my dream bag}
nikon camera 
a boppy
ps: his weekender bag is from target
not pictured:
toiletries 
chargers
an over-night bag for papa bear 

sweats 
cozy socks 
hair ties 
a blanket
anything you would add? 
...i am not bringing any baby products because they have so much there to use...
i am open to any advice though!

9 comments:

  1. You're ready, mama! And nipple cream, while it sounds weird, is wonderful. Definitely a life saver! Rest up and enjoy your last days as a family of two! Xoxo

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    1. thank you so much!! :) xo {so excited}

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  2. PILLOWS! I brought a bunch of pillows and blankets, made my stay much more comfortable.

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    1. great idea!! i am the queen of blankets - so excellent idea! i appreciate it! hope you're well! xo

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  3. I love the bright colored bag!! Where is that from?? I am so thrilled for you. I've loved watching your journey, you have no idea how your life is going to be so richly blessed soon! It is truly unexplainable. Enjoy every moment!!

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  4. Hope everything goes well. I know we have never met, but as a fellow Peony and a Charlotte-dweller, please let me know if you need anything!

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  5. I got that same diffuser for Christmas. I love the look of it. This is all so exciting. I hope you don't have to wait much longer.

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  6. Dang mama! You are totally prepared! I packed my bag today....but now it looks like I need to revisit it over the weekend and add a few things :) I can't wait to see pics of your little one :) -Linh

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  7. So so exciting! I know what you mean, I just feel different lately too...like there's been a shift of some kind. I wake up every day expecting it to happen!

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