February 22, 2017
Though many women hope that they will transform into a glowing earth mother during pregnancy, the reality is that many people find the nine months in which they’re carrying their unborn child very tough. Hormones are raging, the body is changing, and there is plenty of preparation to be done before the baby arrives.
Luckily, there are lots of ways in which women can make their pregnancy easier, more special and more enjoyable. Take a look at our luxury picks to help any woman through the vital pregnancy period.
Your skin is going through many changes during pregnancy – some women note that their skin has never looked better, while others break out in acne or experience extreme dryness. Every pregnancy is unique and affects each woman in a slightly different way.
One great way to ensure you’re ready to face the world is to invest in some good quality skincare. Victoria Beckham is said to favour Elemis, while Decleor and Mama Mio are other celebrity favourites. If preventing stretchmarks is your aim, natural rosehip oil is said to work wonders.
Morning sickness can be dreadful, and when it comes to treating it, there are a limited number of options available for mums-to-be. The Sea Band is a great, natural alternative, offering nausea relief without any medications or drugs. Gwen Stefani is said to be a fan of the simple wrist bands, which work to stimulate acupressure points to reduce nausea and vomiting.
Being pregnant does not mean you need to swamp your figure in baggy clothing for nine months – in fact, the maternity clothing market has never been more varied. Invest in a few, well-made, well-fitting statement pieces – a flattering dress, comfortable maternity jeans and a glamorous nighttime outfit to ensure you stay looking chic, and don’t have to remain confined to the house for the duration of the pregnancy.
Working out is fine during pregnancy, as long as it’s nothing too strenuous. In fact, the best way to keep in shape while pregnant is said to be swimming, as it doesn’t place any pressure on your joints but still offers a great cardio workout. Find a gym with a spa, and you can treat yourself to luxurious massages, facials and other treatments as rewards through each month (or week!) of your pregnancy.
Finding a comfortable position in which to sleep can be tough during pregnancy, especially in the latter stages when the bump is naturally much larger. A pregnancy pillow is a must and come in a range of shapes and sizes, many now are multi-purpose with a soft and flexible shape that supports the body so you can get a good night’s sleep.
September 11, 2018
Many celebrities and bloggers currently blank out their children's faces in online snaps as a way of protecting their identity. And whilst we can get onboard this idea thanks to the many emojis available to us, we also still want to share precious pictures of our tots with family and friends around the world.
So with this in mind we’ve revealed the apps that you can use to share pictures of your baby with only a specially selected few. Not only helping you to limit your time on social media, and reduce the new baby spam, but also helping you to keep your private life - private.
August 21, 2018
Instagram is the perfect place to find inspiration on any topic. Whether you’re seeking ways to style your bubba, new places to explore as a family or find the perfect ‘not-so-mummsy’ outfit. Just a quick scroll through a good feed and you can soon find something to inspire you.
With this in mind, we thought we’d share with you the Instagram accounts of some glam mum’s who continually inspire us with their picture-perfect moments. Keep your credit card on lockdown as these ladies will have you booking exotic holidays and splurging on the latest tea dress in no-time.
August 09, 2018
The arrival of a new baby can help to spur an array of keepsake items that will help you to remember those special days for a lifetime.
While there are many traditional keepsakes here in the UK, you may wish to start a new tradition of your own. After all, new keepsakes may mean more to you or signify your family in a far more personal way than traditional items such as christening gown.
Therefore, if you’ve been trying to think of some new ways to remember your little one’s arrival into the world, we’ve shared a handful of the keepsakes which are revered around the world.
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