What should I take to the hospital with me when I have my hysterectomy? We are 95% certain I'll be having the laparoscopic method, and I'll be in the hospital 2-3 days. stretchy-waist pants to wear home slippers robe toothbrush & toothpaste lotion chapstick undies & socks iPad phone My mom will be staying with me at the hospital and for a few days after I get home. I don't think I'll need much, but I don't want to forget something really obvious. The only other surgeries I've ever had were emergencies, so I didn't have anything with me!