I still remember, quite vividly, the day when my family doctor handed me literature at my firstborn's 9-month checkup. It was a photocopied group of papers dated in the 70's, and it was about breastfeeding. What is said about breastfeeding, was that if my child was still nursing by the time she was a year,... Continue Reading →
Medela Breastmilk Labeling & Storage System Review & GIVEAWAY!
Medela has a new Breastmilk Labeling & Storage System that is designed to make the whole "what bag do I use?" part of pumping and breastfeeding less complicated. Here's what they have to say about it from http://medela.com:A new Breastmilk Labeling and Storage System — one that helps parents and caregivers track, label and organize... Continue Reading →
Nursing Mamas Can Be Sexy, Too!
One of the biggest things new mothers have to combat after giving birth is their new body image. For 9 months, your body changed and developed into something entirely different than it was before. Beautifully encasing a growing baby, your body is (for most) easy to cherish during that time. Then the baby comes and... Continue Reading →
Making Milk At A Meth Lab
Working mamas push the limits of where, when, and how to pump milk for their babies every day. A few months ago, I began to think of all the crazy places I've had to express milk for my children. Here was the list I could remember:Public restrooms EVERYWHERE, including while sitting on the floor of... Continue Reading →
When Your Birth Doesn’t Go According to Plan
When I found out my husband and I were going to have a baby, I got ready! I sought what I felt would be the best prenatal care with an excellent midwife, read a small library of books, prepared the nursery, took amazing care of myself, ate well, rested, did yoga, practiced hypnobirthing… I was... Continue Reading →
Evita Dress Review & Giveaway from A Mother’s Boutique!
A big thanks to A Mother's Boutique for being a big sponsor of the Baby Mama Shower!You've probably noticed (and hopefully clicked on) me mentioning A Mother's Boutique throughout this month. Not only have they played a big part in me being able to bring this Baby Mama Shower event to you, but they are... Continue Reading →
Blush Topless Undershirt Review & Giveaway!
A big thanks to A Mother's Boutique for being a big sponsor of the Baby Mama Shower!Blush Topless Undershirt Review & GiveawayBlush Accessories is a company formed by two women who had a problem once-upon-a-time: their shirts just didn't cover their bellies. Their solution? A Topless Undershirt that's like a tube top but worn around... Continue Reading →
Medela Tender Care Lanolin and Hydro Gel pads Review & Giveaway!
A big thanks to A Mother's Boutique for being a big sponsor of the Baby Mama Shower!Medela Tender Care Lanolin and Tender Care HydroGel Pads Review & Giveaway!Pregnant and new mothers: prepare for breastfeeding or pumping. Either way, providing mama's milk is the BEST thing you could possibly give to your developing child. Knowing this,... Continue Reading →
BabyBond Nursing Cover Review, Giveaway, & Discount Code
BabyBond Nursing Covers were designed by Missy, a mother who understood the importance of eye contact and communication with her children while she was nursing them. Frustrated by the available nursing covers that covered the baby's face while nursing, she developed the BabyBond Nursing Cover. Made in the USA and of 100% cotton fabric, these... Continue Reading →
Undercover Mama Review, Giveaway, & Discount
Undercover Mama provides a unique solution for nursing moms: the ability to turn any nursing bra into a nursing shirt. This may seem to good to be true, but it does work and I can vouch for the inginuity of this product after having tried it for myself! I received a Undercover Mama shirt to... Continue Reading →