A nappy bag and just the essentials can cost a new mum over $150, even when done on a budget. We fill each and every mum and bub bag with all the essentials and more for both Mum and Bub.
How it works
Pick an amount to donate that will go towards a Mum and Bub bag
Your bag will be lovingly packed and delivered to our charity partners
Your gifted bag will help a mum who is going through a tough time this Mother's Day
A mum and bub bag contains products a new mum needs to help take care of her baby, and herself.
Your donation can make a big impact
Many of the mums who receive our bags can barely afford the basic essentials for themselves due to escaping domestic violence, let alone the essentials for their newborn.
These bags take a little bit of the pressure off so they can enjoy the first moments with their precious bub.
A mum and bub bag is so expensive to put together so it’s no surprise we never get enough bags to help the women in need.
We need your help to raise $100,000 so we can pack an additional 500 bags for new mums in need.
Why your support matters
Sarah, a mum-to-be, was escaping domestic violence at 39 weeks pregnant. She had no where to go but just knew for the safety of her baby she had to leave, she had no choice.
When she gave birth at the hospital one of our amazing charity partners arrived and greeted her with a mum and bub #ItsintheBag in hand.
Sarah was in tears, she didn't even have soap for herself let alone everything you need for a newborn. She was shaking as she looked through the bag and seeing all the things she didn't need to worry about straight away.
You can help a Mum like Sarah, by making a donation today.
The perfect Mother's Day gift!
Not sure what to gift Mum this Mother's Day? Make a donation on her behalf and give a gift that keeps on giving!
This Mother's Day, you can help bring dignity to a new Mum who is doing it tough by making a donation which will provide a beautiful mum and bub bag packed with all the essentials, and more. These bags take a little bit of the pressure off so they can enjoy the first moments with their precious bub.
Simply download and print the Mother's Day e-card to make this Mother's Day extra special.
How will the bags be packed and delivered?
Thanks to the generous donations from the community, and the support of our volunteers, we will be packing Mum and Bub bags filled with the essential items at our office in Brisbane. After the bags are packed, they will be delivered to some of our charity partners across Australia who will distribute the bags to Mums in need.
What goes inside a Mum and Bub Bag?
Mums will receive the below items in their bag:
- Period products suitable for mums (Maternity pads)
- Shampoo (full size preferred)
- Conditioner (full size preferred)
- Toothbrush & toothpaste
- Deodorant (roll-on preferred)
- Soap or body wash
- Breast pads
- Newborn nappies
- Baby Shampoo & Conditioner
- Baby soap or wash
- Disposable nappy bags
- Baby wipes
- Nappy rash cream
Can I donate a physical bag instead?
Our collection periods for It's in the Bag will be during November this year. If you have bags that you would like to donate, please post your items to us: Share the Dignity, PO Box 345, Virginia QLD 4014.