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Mom / Baby Necessities
Before you run out to buy all sorts of baby necessities, wouldn't you rather see what moms who've been in your shoes think the real must-haves are? Seriously... these moms are sharing their all-time favorite baby things, plus the most useless baby & nursery items that they hardly ever used! See their top picks for a first-time mom and baby (for your own baby registry, or as baby shower gifts for a pregnant mom-to-be). You'll find everything from babywearing slings & swings to baby monitors and strollers... plus maternity clothes & shapers for mom and diaper bag necessities & bottles for baby.
I do a lot of walking now. For the upcoming newborn days, I’m hoping that a fitted pouch sling from Hotslings or New Native slings will give me the stability of a Baby Bjorn with the closeness of a Maya Wrap.
Here are 4 effortless ways to make your pregnancy easy. Simplify life during pregnancy by outsourcing grocery delivery, meal preparation, house cleaning, and shopping for baby.
It’s time to stock up on diapers before the new baby arrives. How many diapers should you buy ahead of time? What brand of diapers should you buy? When is a diaper really a good price? Here are links to great mom blogs which discuss diapers for new babies.
Here are some tips for feeling cool and comfortable during a summer pregnancy.
One of your first pregnancy buys for new baby should be a great stroller. I’ve owned Graco, MacLaren, Inglesina, Combi and even an Emmajuna Pram! Here are my top picks when it comes to baby strollers!
Pregnant, but scared to use the chemicals in nail polish? Which nail polishes are safe to use while pregnant? I researched the best formaldehyde free and toluene free nail polish brands. Here’s my review of pregnancy-safe Nicole nail polish by OPI.
How many car seats can fit in the back of a sedan? 3 at most. Here’s my plan for squeezing 3 Britax car seats in the rear seat of my Toyota. If I can’t do it, I’ll have to buy a Sunshine Kids Radian 80 for its skinny size and 5-point-harness up to 80 pounds.
Shopping for plus size maternity clothes is hard, especially when you start pregnancy in an XL! Here is a helpful guide to the best places to buy plus size maternity clothes, at online sites and brick-and-mortar shops.
Here’s a funny piece that appeared in Baby Talk magazine. It’s good for a laugh or two. Plus, see how to get a FREE subscription to Baby Talk magazine!