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6 Things to do Before your Due Date

6 Things to do Before your Due Date

Pack a bag

After baby number one, Ripton learned to bring her own shampoo and soap to the hospital. (“What they have there is horrible,” she says.) She also recommends flip-flops for summer and comfy, slip-on boots for winter. “Your feet may be so swollen that you won’t be able to get your own shoes on,” she says. “Also pack a nursing bra that’s one or two sizes bigger than you think you’ll need — your breasts may become engorged and you’ll need a larger bra than you did during pregnancy.”