A going-home outfit for you.
Several pairs of comfy socks.
Several pairs of underwear.
A nursing bra, if applicable.
A couple of comfy cotton nightgowns—made for nursing if you're planning to breast-feed.
A going-home outfit for your baby.
Your focal-point item, if you're planning to use Lamaze breathing during labor.
Super-jumbo maxi pads.
A stretchy headband.
A tennis ball.
A phone card or cell phone and a list of friends and family to call with the joyous news.
A camera and 2 rolls of film.
A video camera, 2 charged batteries (in case one fails), and 2 videotapes.
A small cooler packed with a sandwich and other snacks.
A comfortable pillow in an old pillowcase.