Breastfeeding is not really the easiest choice, and sometimes the steps it takes to allow someone else to feed your child, or even if you just need a break and want to pump is daunting. There is the pump, the bottles, the bags, the cleaning supplies, and the bottles. All separate, and all make the whole pumping process a huge pain (if you ask me!). … [Read more...]

I nursed my son for a year and that meant that I got to wear lovely nursing bras for a very long time. One thing I learned very quickly is that comfort is key. With your body constantly changing it is important to have a bra that can be worn all day and allow you to easily nurse your baby comfortably. The bras by bravado! Designs are made just for … [Read more...]

Love your nursing pillow, but don't want to lug it around every time you leave the house (believe me, I've done that). Well, there's a better solution and it combines a nursing pillow AND a stylish diaper bag. Warm Milk's Baby Hobo Convertible Diaper Bag ($95) converts into a nursing pillow. Just take this awesome diaper bag (which we'll talk … [Read more...]

August 1-7 is this year's World Breastfeeding Week. †Celebrating everything breastfeeding related, I thought I would bring to you a collection of favorite products and reviews that are all about breastfeeding. We've reviewed a heck of a lot of breastfeeding products over the years - some great, some not so great. ¬†So for this week, I went … [Read more...]

As a breastfeeding mom I am sometimes forced to feed my son in places other than my couch. Luckily I am not extremely shy about it, but there still is a need to cover up. I have a nursing cover, but sometimes it's just to big and bulky to carry around in my already full diaper bag. For times like that it's nice to have something small and versatile … [Read more...]

Need a powerful daily electric breastpump that won't break the bank? That's why we like Lansinoh's Affinity Double Electric Breastpump (price range $135 - $159). It's pretty compact, can run on AA batteries (if you have nowhere to plug it in) and does exactly what you need it to do! It features independent adjustable cycle and suction.† It starts … [Read more...]

When it comes to nursing comfort is key in my book. As a matter of fact, since I have pretty much been home bound, I basically wear anything comfortable that makes nursing as easy as possible. That means nothing at all fashionable. Thus far I have stuck to zippered sweat shirts, and nursing tanks. Things like that have been my day time wardrobe, … [Read more...]

My youngest child has been out of diapers for over a year now so buying diapers and shopping somewhere like Diapers.com has not been on my radar. Until recently, when I received a note about participating in a campaign for Diapers.com to purchase and use the site for more than diapers. More than diapers at Diapers.com?† I was curious to see how … [Read more...]

Big City Moms recently partnered with TheBump.com, to throw their Biggest Baby Shower on November 2nd in NYC. Over 400 expecting attendees had access to new products, gear, fashion and must-haves for babies, children and parenting. ¬†Over 80 featured brands were there, including Delta Juvenile Products, Bugaboo, Duane Reade, BornFree, Skip*Hop … [Read more...]

I pump a lot and thanks to Simple Wishes Hands Free Pumping Bustier ($36), I can actually can get a little me time while I pump (providing it's quiet where I'm pumping). I can also spend time with my kids, or even do the dishes.. while I pump (though it's not as fun as the me time). I like that it was really easy to use. You fit the bustier to your … [Read more...]