Client Resources

Client Resources 2017-11-10T02:59:38+00:00

Here is the list of needed supplies for your upcoming birth. Please have all items ready and in a convenient location by your 37 week home visit.

Jacksonville Birth Collective birth kits can be purchased in our online store or at the office during a visit.

Home Birth Supplies:

  • Purchased birth kit – water birth or standard homebirth kit if not planning a water birth or if you already have a pool or tub.
  • Cameras/phones and chargers
  • Overnight bag packed with 3 days of clothing and toiletries (in the event of hospital transfer)
  • Food for labor and postpartum
  • Electrolyte drinks( coconut water, Gatorade,)  and/ or juice
  • Labor comfort measures
    • Essential Oils, lotions, CD’s, preferred play lists
  • Car Seat
  • 2 sets of clean sheets
  • 8-10 clean towels (bath & beach sized)
  • 2 plastic sheets to cover the bed (shower curtain or plastic mattress covers)
  • Heating pad
  • Thermometer
  • Wash cloths (8-10)
  • Baby (receiving) blankets
  • Menstrual pads
  • Depends disposable underpants
  • Roll of paper towels
  • Toilet paper
  • Hand soap
  • Olive oil
  • Hydrogen peroxide ( 2 bottles)
  • Rubbing Alcohol
  • Drinking water hose long enough to reach from water source to birth tub location – If not using bathtub
  • Sink adapter for hose ( standard one comes in birth kit)