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Additional items needed list

NOTE:  I will supply you with your birthing kit as well as lend you my birth tub if you desire a water birth 

  • Depends diapers for first couple of days and then overnight pads

  • Hydrogen Peroxide, for any spills on carpets etc

  • 5-7 regular sized towels, two washcloths

  • Plastic or a shower curtain to protect your mattress

  • Food you can eat during labor

  • Olive oil in birthing space for massage and ease of meconium clean up

How to make your bed during labor:
Have the fitted sheet you like on your bed. Then have some sort of waterproof mattress pad or shower curtains on top of it. Then place a fitted sheet on top. 

Items needed for a water birth

  • Water birth Kit- This kit has a birthing tub liner, a hose adapter and hose. This comes with a 25 foot hose. If your water source is farther away, you may have to replace this hose with a 50 ft hose. Make sure the hose will reach the bottom of the birthing tub. 

  • Biotics oral vitamin K drops if you would like to give your baby oral vitamin K drops, you can order this at the same time as water birth supplies

  • Something to protect your carpet/floors, preferably something that isn't too loud to walk on or slippery

  • Don’t forget to turn up your water heater at the onset of labor!

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