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Preparing for Your Delivery


Get a jump start on your delivery and pre-register for your hospital stay. When you find out your delivery date, click here to pre-register. After submitting the form a representative will contact you to confirm your registration and discuss your insurance coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs, including co-pays and deductibles.

Childbirth Education

At Baton Rouge General, we're taking extra precautions to keep you safe - now including childbirth virtual learning! Take advantage of our three-part virtual learning bundle that includes educational booklets and resources on understanding birth, breastfeeding and caring for your newborn. Click here to register.

Packing List

In the final month of your pregnancy, it’s important to be prepared and ready. Here is a checklist of items you should bring:

  • Camera and extra batteries
  • Car seat (installed in car)
  • Driver’s license
  • Insurance card
  • Lightweight robe
  • Loose comfortable clothing and shoes to wear home
  • Medications
  • Newborn baby clothes
  • Nightgown (if breastfeeding, make sure the gown has an opening)
  • Nursing bra
  • Phone charger
  • Prenatal records
  • Socks
  • Toiletries (deodorant, toothbrush, etc.)
  • Underwear
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