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What to Bring to the Hospital

For You

During your stay at Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center or Newton Medical Center, we will provide a hospital gown and disposable underwear and peripads for after your delivery. After the initial delivery period, most women prefer the comfort of their own items. You may want to pack a small bag with:

  • Brush or a comb
  • Shampoo and conditioner and other hair products
  • Lip balm
  • Sleepwear/underwear/bra (regular or nursing bra)
  • Daywear (such as sweat pants and a shirt that has buttons on the front)
  • Hair ties
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers or slip on shoes
  • Socks
  • Pillow
  • Outfit to wear home from the hospital
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Cosmetics or other toiletries
  • Contact lens supplies and back up glasses

For Baby

During your baby’s stay, we will provide disposable diapers, T-shirts and blankets. When it’s time to take the baby home, you’ll want to have:

  • Outfit to go home in that includes T-shirt, socks and hat
  • Receiving blanket
  • Bunting/coat or warm blanket for cold weather
  • Car seat (leave the box at home, read and bring in the insructions)
  • Pediatrician's name, phone number and address

If Your Partner will be Staying With You:

  • Night wear for your partner
  • Toothbrush and other toiletries
  • Snacks for your support person

Other Items to Consider:

  • List of telephone numbers of people you will want to call
  • Camera or video camera (charged, new batteries)
  • Extra film or memory card

Please leave all your valuables at home.

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Interested in taking a free tour of Overlook Medical Center's Maternity Center? For more information and to register, call 1-800-247-9580.

Morristown Medical Center

100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960

Overlook Medical Center

99 Beauvoir Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901

Newton Medical Center

175 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860

Chilton Medical Center

97 West Parkway
Pompton Plains, NJ 07444

Hackettstown Medical Center

651 Willow Grove Street
Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Goryeb Children's Hospital

100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960


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