Enjoy your pregnancy with our hero product recommendations
If you’re expecting, congratulations! We’ve rounded-up the must-have pregnancy essentials to see you through the nine months and beyond.
Designed to be used from 20 weeks, this multi award-winning pregnancy and feeding pillow moulds to your bump, offering maximum support, aiding leftside sleep and easing pelvic girdle pain. Click here for pregnancy sleep tips.
V FOR VICTORY
A multi-purpose, organic, collagen-boosting oil for your most intimate area. Its purpose: to restore, re-balance and replenish, bringing relief to dryness or discomfort caused by hormonal shifts or chemical irritation.
Just because it’s not on display, doesn’t mean your underwear doesn’t have an impact on your physical (or mental) comfort. Invest in high quality lingerie for maximum support – we recommend loungewear basics from maternity label Six Studio. For pregnancy and beyond.
Jem + Bea
If you’re in the market for a hospital bag, look no further than the eco collection from style leaders Jem & Bea. The Edie holdall’s five interior pockets and wipe-clean surface make it an ideal candidate – and it’s made from recycled fishing nets!
Brought to you by experts in female nutrition, this is a unique complex of food-grown vitamins and minerals specially formulated for pregnancy and breastfeeding. Each dose contains the required amount of folic acid, which contributes to baby’s healthy growth and minimises mama’s tiredness.
Postnatal recovery is vitally important for the health of both mum and baby. Rehabilitate pelvic floor muscles with the Elvie trainer, which addresses problems that affect up to 80% of new mums. The award-winning kegel trainer has an accompanying app that visualises your movements in real-time with biofeedback (a technique used by healthcare professionals). Click here to find out more about your pelvic floor.
HAVE A BALL
Billed the UK’s number one birthing ball, the Babygo is five times stronger than regular gym balls and offers a safe way to exercise during pregnancy, dilate the cervix and ease contractions during birth, and restore your core strength postpartum. Click here for tips on how to excercise after having a baby.
A complete guide to keeping it mindful during pregnancy, with tips on meditation, pregnancy yoga, nutrition and natural remedies, all penned by medically trained midwife Tracy Donegan. ‘Mindful Pregnancy’ even received some pre-release love from Deepak Chopra – so you know it’s the real deal.
Mindful Pregnancy, £11.89; amazon.co.uk
Click here to read about nurturing your baby from pregnancy and beyond.