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Everything You Need to Survive Postpartum

Everything You Need to Survive Postpartum

Postpartum is HARD. Any first-time mom will likely agree they weren’t educated enough on this beautiful, exhausting and sometimes painful part of early motherhood. Luckily the conversation is changing and more and more moms are shedding light on what it means to be living in postpartum. There are so many variables to take into account,  the physical healing of your body which just gave birth, your soaring hormones, learning to care for a newborn, figuring out breastfeeding, learning to work together with your partner in a new way. It’s a...
Five things to do when you find our you are pregnant.

Pregnant, now what? 5 Things to Do After a Positive Pregnancy Test

If you’re anything like us when you saw your positive pregnancy test you were immediately flooded with emotions: pure joy, shock and excitement. With waves of fear, anxiety and nerves mixed in for good measure. Finding out you’re pregnant is emotional and amazing — and you may be left wondering, now what?! Most practitioners won’t see you until you’re around 8 weeks pregnant which usually  leaves you a little time to ‘fend for yourself.’ It’s a natural instinct to want to DO SOMETHING once you find out you’re growing a...
Mamas Need a Sleep Ritual Too

Mamas Need a Sleep Ritual Too

A good night's sleep is a rare commodity once kids come into the equation. Even though days can be hectic and exhausting for mamas, it's often still difficult to actually fall asleep when you finally get to bed. We find ourselves worrying about the kids, stressing about work, and planning the future. On top of that, a sleepless baby or little one who fights bedtimes can really wear you down. All of this can take away from our precious beauty rest. We’ve pulled together some of our favorite ways to help mamas get some much needed Z’s. Hit The Tub-Warm...
Belabumbum maternity pajamas help moms and moms-to-be get their beauty rest.

Sleep is the New Black

The beginning of a new year is always full of resolutions and good intentions to take better care of ourselves. But if you’re busy preparing for a new baby, getting used to life with a newborn or chasing after your littles, those resolutions often get put on the back burner. There is one thing we can do to improve our overall wellbeing for a happier and healthier new year— make sleep a priority. We know, we know—'try sleeping with a newborn!' Those early months of sleep deprivation are a reality, but...
Finding time + staying calm during the chaos of early motherhood, an interview with Kelly Newsome Georges.

Finding Time & Staying Calm with Ritual Care

If you’re a mom with young children the word CALM may not be the first thing you think of to describe your daily life…..but Kelly Newsome Georges of Ritual Care proves it is possible by teaching self-care skills to cope with motherhood. Kelly’s online platform, Ritual Care offers programs and courses that help women around the globe find that balance we all crave. We're thrilled to bring you her tips for finding time and staying calm during the chaos of early motherhood. What are your top 3 tips for juggling...
Irina Bond on Postpartum Wellness & Self-care

Irina Bond on Postpartum Wellness & Self-care

It's easy to think of the delivery room as a finish line when pregnant—9 turbulent months worth of change, anticipation, and preparation can definitely do that. But there's, of course, an entire lifetime worth of new challenges and triumphs to be had once your little one comes into the world. The transition into motherhood during those first few months can be tough for all women, though that's a part of the experience that's traditionally left out. It's a beautiful thing to see postpartum self-care and mental wellness become more widely discussed...
Expecting mommy blogger Home Sweet Ruby packs her neutral minimalist hospital bag essentials for pregnant nursing moms

Home Sweet Ruby's Minimalist Hospital Bag

For Cait of Home Sweet Ruby, baby number 2 called for a minimalist hospital bag—this meant both a streamlined list of essentials and a neutral, monochrome palette. Expecting mommy blogger Home Sweet Ruby shares her minimalist neutral hospital bag essentials for nursing pregnant moms.The generous mama-to-be included Belabumbum goodies in her delivery room must-haves! I love this Belabumbum layered tank, it's so comfortable! It also had better coverage while nursing so every hospital staff member didn't get a show when they walked in the room. 'Expecting mommy blogger Home Sweet Ruby packs her neutral minimalist...
Exercise programs you can do from home during postpartum.

Exercise You Can Do From Home During Postpartum

ALSO PLEASE SEE OUR POST ON WORKOUTS YOU CAN DO AT HOME https://belabumbum.com/blogs/news/workouts-you-can-do-at-home So your doctor has given you the ‘clear’ to exercise - you’ve healed from given birth and are ready to fit into your pre-pregnancy wardrobe. You have the motivation — but you also have a newborn, a long list of to-dos and the thought of leaving for the gym seems impossible. Luckily, you can kick-start your postpartum workout routine from the comfort of your own home. So put on your workout gear and squeeze in a workout during...
5 Tips For Summer Pregnancies

5 Tips For Summer Pregnancies

Being pregnant in the summer comes with its own set of pros and cons -- and today we are sharing some tips for making it through the hottest months of the year with a baby on board: Go out early. Avoid the prime heat of the day and do your errands and outdoor activities in the morning before it gets too hot. Stay cool. This may be a given but it’s especially important to remember when you are out and about -- consider getting a small portable fan for outings...
3 Simple Tips for Having<BR>Your Best Mother's Day

3 Simple Tips for Having
Your Best Mother's Day

Full disclosure: we love holidays—especially Mother’s Day. But given that we’re a maternity focused brand you probably figured as much. But let us tell you why we’re so into holidays. With so much strife and turmoil in this world, it’s nice to set aside a couple of days a year to focus on the simple, universal things that make life enjoyable—like family and friends. And of course motherhood! But we also live in the real world and understand the daily trials and tribulations of being a mother. More often than not,...

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