BEST IN SHOW: MUST HAVE PRODUCTS FOR MOMS TO BE & NEW MOMS

With the spate of maternity and new mom gear on the market, it is easy to get overwhelmed. So, I took a swan dive through the marketplace and selected a few must have products to help you-and your new baby-look and feel your best. Believe me, the smallest details make the world of difference.


1. SMART STASH: emergency diapers at the ready
Diaper Buds $5.99 for 8ct.

2. DROOL WORTHY: four chic bibs in one, perfect for busy parents and stylish kids
Bebe Au Lair Quib Bibs $14

3. MATERNITY MOXIE: Must-have pregnancy kit with luxe pampering essentials
Citrus Lane Pregnancy Pampering Kit curated by Amy Tara Koch $65

4. NEW RULES!: Dr. Laura Jana’s comprehensive guide for new parents
Heading Home With Your Newborn by Laura A. Jana & Jennifer Shu

5. SLEEP SAVVY: Guru Dr. Marc Weissbluth shows you how to get baby to stack Zs
Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child by Marc Weissbluth

6. HEAVEN SCENT: The safest lavender-spiked cleanser for pregnancy
Belli Skincare Pregnancy Body Wash $15

7. BOOBY TRAP: Is it a bottle? A breast? Tough to tell and that’s a good thing
Mimijumi Not So Hungry bottle $13.99

8. AU COURANT CAR SEAT: The most adorable, safe, easy to carry  infant car seat
Britax Chaperone Carseat

9. GREAT CHOICE: Cord blood banking equals parental peace of mind
Viacord Cord Blood Banking

10. NURSING NIRVANA: Where (breastfeeding) fashion meets function
Leading Lady Nursing Lace Bra $31

11. PREGGO PANTIES: Sexy. Sexy. Sexy.
Belabumbum Maternity Lace Boyshorts $29

12. STROLL IN STYLE: Super stylish, lightweight stroller
Baby Cargo Stroller $150

13. HEDGE ON THE WEDGE: Get out of the preggo dumps in these sustainably sourced kitten heel wedges that come with seven ribbons to transform your look
Mohop Shoes Mid Cherry Peep toe $164

14. MOLTO MAXI: A smooth-as-silk maternity dress that can be dressed up or down in a snap
Ingrid & Isabel Athena Maxi Dress $148

15. FLIRTY & FABULOUS: The genius “Momshell” dress is perfect for pregnancy and beyond
More of Me Maternity Momshell Dress $170

16. SWELL STYLE: Jumpers are on trend. Hatch’s version accommodates a burgeoning bump and can be worn-belted-after baby
Hatch Maternity Jumper $258

17. SLEEK & CHIC: A black stretch camisole bodysuit perfectly flatters a pregnant body
Bashful Bump Maternity Camisole Bodysuit $44

18. SPACE SAVER: Rollable bibs are great for the on-the-go mom
Tommee Tipee Easy Roll Bibs $6.99 2pk

19. PURE RELEIF: Cootie free skin cream to naturally relieve baby’s eczema and assorted skin irritations
Episencial Soothing Cream $10.99

20. THE SKINNY: Destination Maternity translates the colored denim trend seamlessly into maternity with their secret fit belly.
Joe’s Jeans for Destination Maternity Chelsea Secret Belly Fit in Lollipop $185

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Tap into holiday glam with me in Chicago

Chicagoans: I will be out and about offering up sage advice on easy, breezy ways to glam up your holiday look. Please join me at one of these fab events. RSVP required

 

PREGGERS & BUMP CLUB CHICAGO

GIRLS’ NIGHT OUT: HOLIDAY SHOPPING EXTRAVAGANZA! 

With Special Guest, journalist, television personality and

author of Bump It Up, Amy Tara Koch

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Preggers

900 North Michigan Avenue, 5th floor  Chicago, IL 60611

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

$15 in advance/$20 at the door

Fabulous giveaways include:

                    Medela Swing Pump                          Bebe Au Lait Nursing Cover Gift Set

MD Moms Silky Smooth Baby gift set                  BabyBjorn Little Potty

http://www.bumpclubchicago.com/The_Bump_Club_Chicago/Preggers_Event.html

 

 

Neighborhood Parent’s Network

BUMP IT UP for the Holidays

Featuring Style Expert and Author, Amy Tara Koch

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Bubbles Academy

1504 N Fremont St, Chicago, IL 60642-2526

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Raffle includes a Britax B Nimble stroller and more!

www.npnparents.org

http://npnparents.org/expectantMomsGrp.asp

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