The Best Nursing Covers and Clothing Reviewed and Compared

Breast is best … all us moms have heard that expression. I had the worst trouble breastfeeding my babies, between difficulty getting a good latch, fat content of my milk and my intense discomfort of feeding in public.  Despite the fact that breast-feeding my baby was one of the most natural and beautiful things in the world, I’m an introvert …

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PinkBlush Maternity Dresses Review – My Favorite Picks

When I was pregnant with my first child, I only needed a handful of maternity pieces. Pregnancy with the second child was a completely different story. From the very beginning, he tunneled so far forward that I’m surprised I never had an Alien moment with him just spontaneously jumping out of me. This child, this watermelon of a baby, demanded …

Top 10 Pregnancy Pillows

The Best 10 Maternity Pillows for Much Needed Rest During Pregnancy

Sleep is an important part of a healthy pregnancy. The changes your body goes through during this time can make getting much-needed rest a challenge. Some caregivers recommend sleeping on your left side to increase blood flow around your body and to your baby. With a quality designed pregnancy body pillow, you can rest and relax with ease. It provides …

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Best Nursing Camis Reviewed and Compared

When you have your baby and begin your breastfeeding journey, you graduate from maternity clothes on to nursing clothes. Nursing clothes can be really helpful and stylish, or totally hindering and drab. Wearing a great nursing cami can solve all kinds of problems, from comfort to covering to convenience. Here’s a list of the best nursing camis, as researched, tried, …

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Best Underwear for Pregnancy- A Maternity Must-Have

During pregnancy, your body undergoes so many changes that you may constantly feel uncomfortable. The last thing you need is your underwear to give you troubles! That’s why I created this list of the best underwear for pregnancy. The best underwear for pregnancy is the in my opinion. These bikini-style underwear sit under the bump and give full coverage while being …

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19 Challenges to Breastfeeding You Can’t Ignore

If the title of this article ticks you off, you might want to stop now and read my 141 Reasons to Breastfeed article. The purpose of both of these articles is to give you a comprehensive survey of the research to help inform your feeding decisions.  Unfortunately, we are all subject to “confirmation bias” (which is the tendency to search …

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A Lesson in Acceptance

As mothers, we are the first responders of childhood.  When a child has a scratch, we fix it with a bandaid and a kiss.  When their feelings are hurt, we fix it with a hug and some encouraging words. And we get to be pretty good at “fixing” things. So good that sometimes it’s hard to learn to accept things …

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Your Kids Need Community

The common saying is, “It takes a village to raise children.” This statement is still true today. I grew up on my grandfather’s farm surrounded by my extended family. I saw both sets of grandparents multiple times a week. In addition to the family, my parents had several different couples who become like aunts and uncles to me and to …

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Funny Maternity Shirts

Pregnancy body calls for new clothes. And a fun t-shirt is a must have. If you want to embrace the bump and make other people giggle, check out these funny maternity shirts! Cute Maternity Shirts This first category involves maternity shirts that are less silly and more sweet. They’re a fun idea for any mom on any day. View on …

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Best Bra Post Breastfeeding by Cup Size

The transition from your before baby body until after you finish breastfeeding your baby is major. Not only that, but my doctor told me after I weaned my last child that it could take up to 18 months before my body and hormones regulated. That is a long time! For me, one area where I struggled after weaning was finding …

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Medela Flex Breast Pump Review

The Medela Flex breast pump is next in the leading line of pumping products from Medela. We don’t know any of the product details yet, but we’ll be back to update this article as the announcements are made. Medela’s selection of breast pumps includes the: Sonata – high end, app conected, quiet, double electric, quality pump made for pumping multiple …

Best Diaper Backpack for Twins

The Best Diaper Backpacks for Twins

You’ve got twins on the way, so you’ve probably already realized that two babies will mean double the stuff. Naturally, you want a diaper bag that’s large enough to handle double duty. With its large size and double straps, diaper backpacks are a natural choice for parents of twins. As a lover of the diaper backpack (as opposed to other styles …

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Snoogle vs Boppy Pregnancy Pillow Review

I hoard pillows. One wimpy little pillow doesn’t do it for me. I have at least three pillows every night—one under my head that supports my head just right, one between my knees to keep my hips and back aligned, and one in front that I like to hold on to while I sleep. When I’m pregnant, I have to …

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Diaper Bags, Purses, Breast Pumps – Everything for Mom!

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The Best Compression Socks for Pregnancy

Wearing compression socks while you are pregnant can be a very beneficial thing. But with so many different brands on the market, how do you know that you are getting a decent pair without braking the bank? I recommend the brand of compression socks because they provide support, are affordable, and they wash well. Read on to find out other …

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Spectra S1 vs S2 Breast Pump Comparison & Review

Ah, pumping. One of the least glamorous and rarely discussed sides of being a new mom. If you are a mom who is planning to breastfeed, chances are you will want to have a breast pump on hand. It doesn’t matter if you are a stay at home, work from home, or working mom, a pump is a great tool …

Skip Hop Baby Grand Central Diaper Bag Review

Skip Hop Baby Grand Central Diaper Bag Review by a Bag-Obsessed Mom

How functional and family friendly is this stylish diaper bag from Skip Hop? The is an adorable option for carrying all your baby gear. It’s stylish and trendy and not at all baby-gear looking. It’s about as functional and tactical as a cute bag can be. With two insulated side pockets, three main storage compartments, some inner pockets, and easy-access …

Skip Hop Chelsea Downtown Diaper Bag review

Skip Hop Chelsea Downtown Diaper Bag – One Mom’s Review

There are more and more stylish diaper bag options available these days, and moms are sure to find something that matches their style. The offers the storage and organization you need without screaming “I’m a diaper bag!” It is big enough for over-packers but not overly bulky. But at the price point it is listed at, does it offer enough features? …

Medela Pump in Style Advanced Breast Pump review - it is loud

Medela Pump In Style Advanced Breast Pump Review: Pump it or Dump it?

The has an inventive new two phase expression technology that allows mothers to get more breast milk every time they pump, however buyers should beware that though this product can be magically efficient it has also been known to arrive broken, have poor suction or make horribly loud sounds that might scare your precious bundle of joy. Pretty Nice Reviews …