Pregnancy and Childbirth Bringing Your Newborn Home: What Items You Should Pack By UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital, December 30, 2015 Moms-to-be, get your go-bag ready! Make sure you pack everything you’ll need to bring your newborn home. Item Checklist for Bringing Your Newborn Home Carseat Keep the carseat in the car unless your caregiver asks you to bring it inside. Call 1-800-227-2358 for more carseat information. Pacifier This can be used to keep baby calm during travel. Nail File Bring a nail file to prevent baby from scratching his or her soft skin with jagged nails. Comfy and non-restrictive “going home” outfit This could be a onesie and pants, or any other non-restrictive clothing item. Sweater, bunting, or warm blanket These items can help to keep baby warm during travel in cooler weather.