You can make your trip to the hospital easier by planning ahead. Take care of your preadmission (if possible) travel arrangements, packing and your partner and children's needs before you go. It will make the experience easier for everyone.
Looking ahead: Preparing to go to the hospital
Even though you can't plan the exact day or time to give birth to your baby, unless of course your doctors and nurses have established a schedule for a Cesarean birth or induction, you can control preparation for the trip to your hospital that will make the journey less stressful. Take advantage of "preadmission" if your hospital offers it. This will allow you to fill out much of the necessary paperwork ahead of time.
The following tips should help you organize your plan for getting to the hospital: