call Us at: 330-493-0313

Fax : 330-493-9349
5000 Higbee Ave NW
Canton, OH 44718

In Case Of An Emergency

If you develop a medical emergency, call 330-493-0313. Immediate arrangements will be made for you to be seen. Always call our office before going to the hospital.

What to Pack for Labor, Delivery, Postpartum and Going Home

When preparing for the birth of your baby, the following things may be of help to pack and bring to the hospital:

Goody bag (for labor)

For mom’s comfort:

  • Robe and slippers for walking in early labor (hospital gowns available)
  • Warm non-skid socks (hospital provides)
  • Toiletries (shampoo, soap, deodorant, body lotion)
  • Barrette/band for long hair
  • Contact lens case and/or eyeglasses
  • Mouthwash/toothbrush/toothpaste
  • Brush/comb

For coping with labor:

  • Focal point: baby toy, object, picture
  • iPod
  • Deck of cards, magazine, book
  • Paper, pencil
  • Sour lollipops
  • Lip balm for dry lips
  • Lotion, oil, massage tools
  • Pillows with colored pillowcases
  • Hand fan
  • Stress ball

For husband/partner/support person:

  • Mouthwash, toothbrush, toothpaste
  • Extra change of clothes
  • Nutritious snack(s)/beverages
  • Medications
  • Sleeping attire

Miscellaneous:

  • Phone numbers, telephone calling card, people to notify of birth
  • Change/money for vending machines
  • Notify insurance company of your admission, bring your ID and insurance card with you
  • Optional items you may want to bring Camera/video recorder loaded with film, new batteries and battery charger
  • Laptop computer
  • Other video options

Postpartum

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