Must-Have Registry Expectant Dinner

Does the thought of registering for your new baby overwhelm you? It would confuse us too! Guests at our Must-Have Baby Registry Expectant Dinner last week put their anxiety to the side as they heard from baby gear product specialists, the Big City Moms Co-Founders and Registry experts on exactly what to include on their … Continued

3 Ways Your Partner Can Help During Labor

What kind of touch do women want in labor? I’ll tell you! In childbirth the kind of touch a woman wants is in some ways different and in many ways similar to the kind of touch she appreciates when she’s not in labor. 21 years of combined massage and doula experience has taught me what … Continued

Three Questions You Must Ask During Pregnancy

Without question, there are some definite things worth knowing about your care provider’s approach to birth when you’re expecting that you will only discover by asking. Here are my top three questions to ask your care provider so you will know what to expect before the distant months become just weeks or days before the … Continued

Two Surprising Things Every Mom-to-Be Should Do

This post originally appeared on Healthy Child, Healthy World and was reprinted with the author’s permission.  Expectant parents understand that life is about to change in a big way—or at least they think they do. These 40+ weeks are a crash course in all things baby. There is so much information to take in. And many … Continued

Babymoon Destinations To Escape To Before Baby Arrives

There’s a lot that changes when baby arrives, so why not take the time during pregnancy to enjoy those last few moments you have to yourself. Take a break from the day-to-day and focus on you by taking a babymoon. Whether you want to relax and be pampered or get outside and be active, there … Continued

Travel Tips For a Safe and Fun Fourth of July

The long weekend is a great excuse to pack up the family and travel for a mini vacation to enjoy the fireworks and celebrate our country’s independence. If you and your family plan on spending the patriotic holiday away, there are several things to keep in mind before you leave. Check out our travel tips … Continued

Being Active During Pregnancy

Maintaining an active routine throughout your pregnancy can help you stay healthy and feel your best – that is pretty known… but what if you weren’t active pre-pregnancy and want to start leading a more active lifestyle now that you are? First thing you should know is that it is always the right time to … Continued

5-Day Baby Strong Challenge

You don’t need to go to the gym every day, run five miles or take spinning classes to get in great shape, which is great news for us moms because we can barely shower. All you need to get in great shape is that adorable bundle of joy that keeps you up at night. That’s … Continued

Dogs and Babies: How to Prepare

Our dogs are very in tune with us, so with an event as monumental as a pregnancy, your dog has already sensed that something is up. Here are a few tips for preparing your dog for the new arrival. For dogs who haven’t spent much time with them, babies can seem frightening. They make loud, … Continued

14 Skincare Products To Use While Pregnant

You’ve got enough to think about during pregnancy to prepare for your little one, so don’t spend time reading labels and fretting over what’s in the products you are using. Rather than deciphering through the list of ingredients, just take our list of skincare products that are approved for your baby bump and well after … Continued

“Lips are Moving” Parody Makes Best Pregnancy Announcement

We love seeing creative pregnancy announcements and this couple did not disapoint.  The Shocklee family made a trip in the car a creative and choreophraphed announcement to their family to let them know they are expecting. The couple uploaded the video to YouTube two weeks ago and it already has over a half million views.  Check … Continued

The Fall Fashionista: Styling the Belly and Beyond

You are pregnant! You’ve got a bump but see a bumpy road ahead of you in maintaining your sense of style? Or you are a new mom over the moon about the arrival of your new baby but not so excited about the prospect of wearing ‘nursing-friendly’ baggy T-shirt and button shirts for the foreseeable … Continued