Preparation is crucial when it comes to welcoming a baby into the world. Pregnant women everywhere are expected to bring a bag to the hospital filled with essential items to receive their newborn. The basics in North America are things like a welcoming blanket, a coming home outfit, and things to make the mom-to-be comfortable and stress-free during her hospital stay. Women around the world, however, fill their bags with things we may take for granted here such as their own toilet paper, latex gloves, and sanitary pads. Take a look at eight different countries and what their definition of essentials are.