pregnancy and postpartum

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BABY & NEW SIBLING  No matter the age of your first or second or third, one thing that I’m sure doesn’t change with each child is wondering and worrying about how they will be effected with a new addition.  My son, Charlie, is only 16 months old and will be a big brother in 6 […]

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PREGNANCY & MATERNITY CLOTHING I received many beautiful pieces from Bae The Label a few weeks ago and I am hooked! Not only is their clothing comfortable and trendy, they are all pieces I will wear after pregnancy. I was also very impressed with the quality of the material. Bae The Label is an Australian […]

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PREGNANCY & PREPERATION  Mrs. Nipple: So I met a friend on the internet 🙂 That sounds as funny as I thought it would, but she’s pretty awesome. Her name is Meg Hall and she has a great blog called, For The Long Hall. When I read her mom’s post about preparing for birth & labor, I just […]

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PREGNANCY & HAIR CARE     MRS.NIPPLE MAMA TIPS When purchasing a shampoo and conditioner make sure the product is free of: Sodium lauryl sulfate, a popular surfactant found in shampoos, has been linked to birth defects in animal studies.   Parabens Synthetic fragrances which may contain phthalates (Phthalates may alter hormone levels) The preservative, […]

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I’ve been on both sides of the spectrum when it comes to healthy eating, pregnant or not. I can’t stress enough how much easier your pregnancy will be with a nutrition packed healthy lifestyle. I was so motivated during my first pregnancy and had none of those normal pesky side effects of carrying a baby. […]

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Pregnancy & Makeup  YOU ABSORB 60% OF EVERYTHING YOU PUT ON YOUR SKIN, BE THOUGHTFUL The long list of makeup ingredients to avoid while pregnant is overwhelming to say the least. Sometimes I feel like you need a text book just to protect yourself from harmful products. Aluminum chloride hexahydrate, Beta hydroxy acids, Chemical sunscreens, Diethanolamine (DEA), Dihydroxyacetone (DHA), Formaldehyde, Hydroquinone, Parabens, Phthalates, Retinol, Thioglycolic acid, Toluene. […]

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PREGNANCY , JUICING AND SMOOTHIES JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content. purify my favorite at home juice With so much less time to focus on baby #2 , juicing is a wonderful way to get your greens in quickly. I always recommend trying to stick to organic or local […]

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PREGNANCY & PRENATAL SCREENING TEST Finding out the sex of you baby is as easy as ever. It was an almost painless (as long as you’re not scared of needles) few minutes of blood draws and that was pretty much it! I had the test done as early as I could, at nine weeks pregnant […]

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PREGNANCY & TRAVEL  If you have a healthy pregnancy then flying anytime before you hit 37 weeks is completely safe. If you are traveling later in your pregnancy always check your specific airlines policy regarding flying while pregnant. I’ve been on two very long flights at 6 months pregnant and I highly recommend traveling during […]

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PREGNANCY & HAIR DYE As you begin your pregnancy journey you might start noticing the not so pretty changes. The hormonal influx your body is going through can cause havoc on us pregnant women both mentally and physically. I never really did understand that “glow” that is reverenced oh so often. One positive change many women […]