Your Top 20 Postpartum Questions Answered
I genuinely can't believe it's been a month already. Time felt as though it was at a standstill in the weeks leading up to Lucy's birth. Then suddenly, it's June 8th and I'm trying to make sense of where that time just went. I'm certain this is what happens in the first few months, especially considering....
My Birth Story
She's here, she's finally here! Little Lucy Marie Cipoletti was born on the most beautiful day of the year, a sunny and warm Saturday, May 2,2020, weighing 7.3LBS and 20.3 inches long. The emotions and experiences are hard to put into words. If carrying and growing life for nine months isn't transformative enough, then giving birth will absolutely have that effect on you.
The Most Comfy Dresses to Live in When You’re Pregnant & After
If there’s one thing I’ve learned from being pregnant, it’s that figuring out “maternity style" is a lot harder than it seems. So if you're just a few weeks, months, or closing in on the end of your pregnancy like me, this edit of (non-maternity) dresses will comfortably carry you and your growing belly through the Spring and Summer months and also become staples that you can wear even beyond pregnancy.
What to Pack in Your Hospital Bag : A Hospital Bag Checklist
With just two weeks and change left until my due date, I have been focusing solely on one thing, what to pack in my hospital bag. As a self-confessed over-packer, I know that it's certainly not the time to be overpacking for two big reasons. First and foremost, all mama's have advised me that overpacking for the hospital is a big no-no in the first place.
Our Evolving “Birth Plan”
Pregnant And Worried About Coronavirus? Over the past few days, my DM's have been flooded from you mama's and mama's to be who have kindly been checking in asking how my birth plan has changed amid the Covid-19 crisis and the NYC Hospital policies that are going into place. I wanted to touch base with each of you here to give you a little insight on what's been going in our home...
Pregnancy Safe Skincare & Best Clean Beauty Brands
Our skin is our largest organ and absorbs everything we put on it - that means it crosses into our bloodstream and affects our baby as well. It shouldn't take becoming a mother to have this "aha" moment in realizing that we need to be far more mindful of what we're putting into, and therefore into, our bodies.