Below are some hospital packing recommendations from our friends and families at CureTBM:

Note: a medical bag is free as a carry on for flights! 

Practicality  

  1. Laundry bag or pop up hamper

  2. Trash bags for hotel

  3. Collapsable wagon to carry everything from check in to gate at airport- another option here

  4. Backpack for transferring things from the hospital to hotel

  5. Large water cup or coffee cup

  6. Poncho or small umbrella 

  7. Duct tape

  8. Snacks 

  9. Notebook and pen for writing notes 

  10. Books 

  11. Laminated tags "Medical Bag" for the carry on

Technology 

  1. Long charging cable (or extension cord)

  2. Charing strip 

  3. Firestick or Chromecast stick 

  4. A bottle brush to clean water bottles, sippy cups, or G tube syringes

  5. Portable dvd player, iPad, or tablet  

Comfort

  1. Pillow cases and blankets to make it feel more like home

  2. Personal toiletries

  3. Sound machine 

  4. Ear plugs 

  5. Sleeping mask 

  6. Flip flops or slippers

  7. Headphones

  8. Collapsable wagon to carry everything from check in to gate at airport

For Children 

  1. Small favorite toys 

  2. Sit n stroller/car seat combo

  3. Tiny camping style collapsable high chair

  4. Pack n play

Cleaning

  1. Microwave sanitizing bags for nebulizer parts and syringes

  2. Dish soap

  3. Bottle part washing container- some hotels like the Homewood Suites have a dishwasher 

  4. Blow up tub- for hotels only with a shower

  5. Small bottle blender for people with dysphasia

  6. Bottle drying rack- travel sized 

Medical 

  1. Nebulizer and medical supplies 

  2. Portable o2 concentrator 

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