• 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. Kelly Newsome Georges of Ritual Care proves it is possible by teaching self-care skills to cope with motherhood. 
  • 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 in recent years. We've still got...
  • 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 hospital bag essentials for pregnant nursing...
  • 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 baby’s nap or right after you...
  • 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 in the sun, cool washcloths for...
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