-Try to make sure all of your laundry is clean and put away before you give birth.. lol Or have somone who can do that for you while you are in the hospital.
-Like another poster mentioned, enjoy and remember every kick and how they felt.
-Even if the sleep you are getting now is less than perfect, enjoy it. Lay in bed a little longer and just feel the warmth of your bedsheets..
-cuddle with Darling Husband on the sofa. Go out for a meal together.
-get little things done around the house beforehand. The day I was getting induced, we were stocking wood away in our shed for the winter. lol I literally got my gel inserted, went back home, started putting wood in the shed, went back 6 hours later for my second dose.. it probably really helped my labour actually. Once I did start contracting, I was only 6 hours to birthing.
We also made sure the oil was changed, yard was clean, cars were cleaned, house was cleaned, I was as organized as humanly possible (cupboards, closets, etc).
-If you have pets, bring and extra blanket to the hospital, so your Darling Husband can bring it back home and let them sniff it to get familiar with the smell of the baby. Maybe even pack them a treat to give them when you all come home, so it’s a happy meeting.
-Also, no matter how good you feel post-partum, take it easy. I felt pretty great after having my baby, and was grocery shopping, just me and baby, within like, 7 days of the birth. I was cleaning the house, cooknig supper, all that. It probably wasn’t such a good idea, as I ended up making my bleeding increase again…it all caught up to me and I was on my ass for quite a few days. Don’t try to be super-mommy! Take it easy 🙂