I've packed mine and the baby's bag already and thought it might be helpful to list down what I have for people who are going to pack theirs. Here goes!
2 pairs of PJ's
Water spray bottle
Clothes to go home in
Dressing gown and slippers
Spare change (For parking)
T-Shirt for partner
Carrier bag (for dirty clothes)
Brush, hair band, flannel, soap, shower gel, mascara (teehee) toothpaste and brush, mini shampoo
3 baby suits
3 baby grows
Warm clothes to go home in
Nappies x10 to make sure (Partner can get more if needed)
So there you are - my list! Obviously add/remove things as you wish. I just thought it may help. I've still got 12 weeks to go haha!
Lots of love
I thought I'd post a thread with some info as I was looking for the answer myself and everyone seemed to think different things, so...
Freshly expressed breast milk can be stored,
â€¢ up to five days in the main part of a fridge, at 4 degrees C or lower
â€¢ up to two weeks in the freezer compartment of a fridge
â€¢ up to six months in a freezer, at minus 18 degrees C or lower
If you plan to store expressed breastmilk for fewer than five days, keeping it in the fridge is the best way to maintain all its goodness.
Freezing milk destroys some of its antibodies. Antibodies are chemicals our bodies make to fight infections. So it's best not to freeze any that you plan to use within the time limits. Frozen breastmilk is still healthier for your baby than formula milk.
You can thaw frozen milk in any of the following ways:
â€¢ place the bottle or bag in a bowl of warm water
â€¢ run it under warm tap water
â€¢ defrost it in the fridge overnight
It's tempting to speed up the thawing or warming process, especially when you're busy. But using a microwave or hob to do the job will kill the nutrients in your breastmilk. Once the milk is thawed, use it straight away. Throw away partially drunk portions of milk. The milk will have mixed with your babyâ€™s saliva and may not be hygienic for him next time.
Hope this helps a few of you girls out as it has me î•
We are pre making feeds 2 at a time by:
Sterilizing the bottles
Boiling fresh water in the kettle and leaving to cool for 20 mins
Adding the formula and shaking
Storing in the fridge once cooled
We only make up 2 at a time and when she needs a bottle we're heating it up in a jug of boiling water.
I'm pulling my hair out worrying that this is wrong or going to cause her harm
She is 10 days old please help x
My LO had such bad eczema and we tried all different creams and bath emollients from the doctors and non worked!
So I tried the cream someone suggested and it had cleared up in 2 days! It really is worth it.
So thanks for whoever posted about it :)
I now fear thatos the only way I will be able to get her to sleep. Even if I play with her after a feed she gets to the point where she cries as she is tired - but will cry for food!