Maternity package

For the delivery and postpartum period, you will need a so-called maternity package.

Maternity package

  • 10 fiber maternity mats
  • 1 umbilical cord clamp
  • 10 pieces of gauze pads 10/10
  • 2 packs of small gauze pads 1/16
  • maternity bed mat
  • 6 cloth diapers or towels
  • a small bottle of alcohol 70%
  • thermometer
  • 2 packs of maternity pads
  • 1 pack of sanitary pads
  • 1 metal hot-water bottle

Many insurance companies provide free maternity packages that include all the items you need. Please ask your insurance company to send you a maternity package. Make sure you do so in time.

Raising the bed

During the postpartum period, the bed should be raised by using bed risers or beer crates. The minimal height of the bed should be 65cm. You can borrow bed risers at the ‘Thuiszorgwinkel’ for free. The ‘Thuiszorgwinkel’ also rents out baby scales and breast pumps.

Addresses of the ‘Thuiszorgwinkel’

‘Thuiszorgwinkel’ Vegro,
Telephone number: 0800 – 2 88 77 66

Betje Wolffstraat 140, 2533 HT The Hague
Monday to Friday 9am – 5.30pm
Saturday 9am – 5pm

Glenn Millerhof 5, 2551 JP The Hague
Monday to Friday: 9am – 5.30pm

Koningin Julianalaan 40, 2274 JL Voorburg
Monday to Friday: 9am – 5.30pm
Saturday: 9am – 4pm

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