Tools & Resources

for the mama

You already have enough on your plate as it is, mama. I know I wished I would've had a one stop shop for all the resources I needed through pregnancy, postpartum, and those early months of motherhood. We're all just trying to figure it out one step at a time, right?

I've put together this list of resources so you can hopefully feel equipped with all of the guidance you may be seeking. Enjoy reading through popular blog posts, listening to important podcast conversations, shopping some helpful items, and much more!

skip the endless Google searches and start with these tried & true resources

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This guide breaks down all of your options for labor + delivery to help compile your list of preferences.

a free guide

Creating Your Birth Plan

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It can be so overwhelming starting a registry from scratch! This guide will give you the direction you need.

a free guide

Baby Registry Checklist

who said the good stuff in life isn't freE?

The Freebies

No need to stress, mama. Here is everything you'll need as you head to welcome your baby!

a free guide

Hospital Bag Checklist

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My personal experience when things did not go according to plan.

The Emotional Rollercoaster of Breastfeeding

All of the things that we used the heck out of and were totally worth the money!

Our Most Helpful Baby Items

A detailed list in blog form to help you feel a little less overwhelmed!

What to Put on Your Baby Registry

Sleep consultant, Michele DiSpirito breaks down the foundations of a good night's sleep.

3 Tips for a Successful Night's Sleep

to help you save some time, get more sleep, or simply feel less alone!

Popular Blog Posts

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This podcast is a place for new, expecting, and "one day" mamas to learn, connect, grow, and encourage each other along the way.

Tune in each week as we discuss all of the nuances of motherhood from pregnancy, birth, postpartum and everything in between!

the podcast

Milestone Mama


This came in clutch especially when I had to train myself to sleep on my side.

Pregnancy Pillow


The app on this was a game changer! This can act as a night light for late night feeds too.

Hatch Sound Machine


You can literally never have too many burp cloths! We loved how absorbent these were.

Muslin Burp Cloths


The softest, most buttery pajamas you'll ever lay hands on. Since they are stretchy and made from bamboo, they last for MONTHS even as baby grows!

Zipper PJs

that have remained tried and true for us.

Some of My Fave Things!

For if your little one prefers to be snug with their hands still near their face!

Love To Dream Swaddle

There will be lots of messes in these early days. These portable changing pads were easy to roll up for travel AND to pop in the wash.

Bamboo Changing Pads

Keep your bottles cleaner and toxin free by using glass over plastic! These are so durable and last forever.

Glass Bottles

This stuff quite literally works miracles. Can be used to treat diaper rash, dry skin, cradle cap, you name it! It's GOLD!

Era Organics Healing Ointment





Microwavable packs that are filled with soothing lavender. Great for when you are sore and needing some comfort!

Booby Tubes

Way better than the peri bottle they give you at the hospital. Trust me.

Fridamom Peri Bottle

Things are a little irritable "down there" after birth. These herbal pads are SO soothing!

Honey Pot Herbal pads

The comfiest bras that make breastfeeding easier and more accessible. So cozy you can sleep in them too!

Nursing Bras





the story behind why I chose Beautycounter.

Choosing Clean Beauty

Naturally, when I found out I was pregnant, I started taking a closer look at the everyday products I was using both on my body and within our home. It made me even more passionate about living out a “toxin-free,” cleaner lifestyle. It is actually INSANE how awful SO many of the ingredients are in the products we use every single day, especially the things we put directly on our skin!

At the beginning of pregnancy, I did NOT have that ” pregnant glow.” My skin kept getting drier and drier, and I began having hormonal breakouts. I decided to swap everything over to using exclusively Beautycounter. And WOW was this a game-changer. My skin has felt the best it has literally ever felt in my life, and I am not exaggerating! It feels more even, moisturized, smooth, and overall so much healthier. That's when I decided I wanted to share this with my community too!

There is a whole list of ingredients your doctor will tell you to avoid in your products while pregnant. But my thought is that if those things can potentially be harmful during pregnancy, doesn’t that mean they’re probably harmful ALL the time? What I love about Beautycounter products is that they are CLEAN and upfront about their ingredients. 

You can make one small step toward cleaning up your everyday routine with choosing Beautycounter for your skincare, makeup, shampoo/conditioner, sunscreen, deodorant, + more!

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Some of the links on this page are affiliate links. That means, I get a small commission if you purchase through this link. However I make it a point to only share tools and resources I truly love and use. 

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Wondering what you really need as a new mom? With a zillion baby products out there, it’s so hard to know. But after several years in the “biz,” I’ve got a few recommendations for expecting moms. Grab my list to make registering a little more fun (and a lot less overwhelming)!

I compiled a nice list here to help guide any expectant mamas out there who may be just as overwhelmed as I was! 

Grab my free baby registry checklist!

Before you go!