10 Things Every Pregnant Woman Actually Needs
You’ve got a spreadsheet of itemized baby items and your registry could rival a royal’s. Yet many expectant moms are so focused on the growing baby inside of them, they forget that they could use a little pampering themselves. Here are 10 useful things every pregnant woman needs to have in their mom-to-be arsenal.
An expanding belly can make sleeping comfortably nearly impossible. This pillow envelopes your curves so the only things disturbing your dreamtime are multiple trips to the loo.
This info-packed mobile app from BabyCenter sends you a daily update of your baby’s development, from which fruit is comparable by weight (blueberry to rutabaga) to what to expect from your own ever-changing body.
Pregnancy Tracker & Baby App, Free.
Delay the onset of maternity wear a little bit longer with this smart band that’s worn around the waist by allowing you to discreetly leave your button open.
Massage in a bottle
Treat your skin to a daily gulp of stretch mark-fighting goodness in this cocoa butter, Vitamin E, shea butter-packed luxuriously thick lotion that helps keep skin soft, supple and smelling fantastic.
This all-in-one prenatal vitamin ensures you and your baby are getting all the right nutrients to aid the healthiest pregnancy possible.
That first snapshot of your baby is a precious keepsake. This sweet locket lets you preserve the moment while keeping it close to your heart.
Custom Sonogram Locket, $24.
Made from silky-smooth bamboo fibre, these forgiving and cozy pants will become your favourite before, during, and after baby. Better get two.
Belly Bandit B.D.A Pants, $102.
Well past the early morning sickness stage, weird inter-office smells or an overflowing curbside trash bin could send you into a serious spell of nausea. Keep these tummy-settling candies handy for quick relief on the go.
Any expectant mother will tell you that the mere thought of bending over to put on socks and shoes is exhausting. These cloud-like slippers will keep feet toasty and comfortable without the hassle. Just be sure you remember to take them off when leaving the house.
UGG Ansley Slipper, $125.
From how to teach your newborn to self-soothe to raising a good eater, this book is filled with helpful, common sense-based tips cultivated from French parents that every mom-to-be can appreciate.