Hospital PJS

When reading about what to wear during and after labour the general advice is to go for dark colours because of the aftermath effects of giving birth (lovely, I know). I have been looking for some nightdresses to wear during labour and PJS for my, hopefully short, stay in hospital afterwards. I haven’t discussed my Birth plan with my midwife just yet but I know two things for sure:

  1. I don’t want to give birth in the water (although I am open to going in a birth pool until it is time to push) and;
  2. I want skin to skin with my baby boy immediately after he is born for as long as possible (I heard that this helps with bonding and breastfeeding).

I want to take these factors into consideration when picking out what to wear when I am popping that baby out. I have went through a couple of websites and put together a compilation of items I think would be ideal to pack in my hospital bag. I’ve tried to keep the options as cheap as possible because I’m well aware that they will probably get ruined!


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Floral Maternity Nightdress: £10

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Floral Butterfly Maternity Night Dress: £10

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Spot Print Nightdress: £8


Maternity Nightdress: £10


Heart Print Sleeveless Nightie: £6


Sleeveless Nightie: £6


Floral Monochrome Nightie: £10


Floral Half Packet Nightie: £7


Floral Sleeveless Nightie: £6


Julien Macdonald Leopard Allure Lace Trim Nightie: £12


MAMA Nightdress: £14.99




Black, White and Grey Nursing Vests: £17.99


Burgundy, Blue & Stripe Nursing Vests: £19.99


Maternity Grey Stripe Popper Front Vest: £4.00


Maternity Navy Ribbed Popper Front Vest: £3


ASOS Maternity LOUNGE Stripe Rib Vest With Buttons: £16


Tapered Pyjama Bottoms: £10


Floral Print Pyjama Bottoms: £10

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Maternity Pyjama Bottoms: £8

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Printed Pyjama Bottoms: £6

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Star Print Pyjama Bottoms: £7

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Polka Dot Pyjama Bottoms: £7

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MAMA Jersey Pjs: £24.99


Dressing Gowns:


Polka Dot Dressing Gown: £8


Spot Print Dressing Gown: £12


Leopard Print Gown: £12


Star Print Gown: £12


Heart Print Fleece Dressing Gown: £12

Some of these items are maternity and some of them are not but, I figured if they were not maternity they are made of stretchy enough material that a size or two up would be just as good. I hope that you find this even a little helpful. I hope it gives you some inspiration and makes it a little easier for you when deciding what to pop in your hospital bag.

See you next time x


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