Pregnant to the CORE ™ Blog

4 Tips to Prioritize Postpartum Rest
‌ Sleep deprivation occurs when your body doesn’t get the sleep that it needs to properly function. 64% of postpartum women are affected by fatigue, making it the most common problem that new moms face. Although, some degree of sleep...
3 Yoga Flows to Prepare for Birth
No matter how many times you’ve given birth, it can still be a daunting experience–we just never know exactly what to expect! But what we can do is prepare both our bodies and our minds. Birth is a marathon, so get those...
5 Yoga Poses to Feel Good Pregnant
Pregnancy can be a wild ride! Everything from “morning” sickness to fatigue to achy joints and more can plague us in the midst of this miraculous journey. No matter if you just found out you’re pregnant or you only have...
3 Ways Belly Bands Help With Pelvic Girdle Pain And Other Prenatal Discomforts
By: Gina Conley, MS, SpBCE Belly support garments are commonly marketed during pregnancy to help with prenatal discomforts and support a comfortable pregnancy! But, can a belly support garment alleviate pelvic girdle pain or at least minimize the severity of it? The...
Why Preparing for Postpartum is Just as Important as Preparing for Birth
Picture this. Your birth plan is set (and laminated), and you’ve memorized every positive birth affirmation you could find. You’ve packed your hospital bags (with color-coded organizer pouches for you, your partner, and your baby), and the car seat is...
How to Prepare for Weaning --without the risk of mastitis.
As parents, we all know that breastfeeding is a beautiful bonding experience with our babies. But eventually, we all stop breastfeeding - whether it’s initiated by the parent or baby. That's why we want to share some tips for a...
3 Quick Tips for Reducing Round Ligament Pain
Round ligament pain is a “growing pain” that affects many during pregnancy. While it cannot be completely avoided, there are ways to help minimize this discomfort. Tips to help reduce round ligament pain: Avoid quick sudden movementsSudden movements like standing...
Motherhood is a Collab:
A Yogi’s Tips on Finding Peace this Season
The holidays are a time of cheer and joy, but they can also bring stress and chaos. To help you find peace through this holiday season, we are featuring BumpPRO Program member and dedicated yogi Lina Oh. Lina lives in...
The Two Shirt Method for Nursing

Whether you are looking to keep your skin warm and protected in cold weather or whether you want to practice discreet nursing (or both!) the two shirt method has you covered–literally!

An Adore-able Keepsake
Being a part of your motherhood journey is one of our greatest joys, and because so many of you wear our bralettes while you welcome your bundles of joy to the world, we wanted to show you how to turn your birth bralette into a keepsake piece. 
Motherhood is a Collab ™

At Bao Bei we believe that motherhood is collaborative. We are better when we work together, which is why we like to partner with other mama-owned businesses, building a supportive community in addition to creating support garments. This month, we are proud to feature  BumpPRO program member and physical therapist, now birth coach, Dr. Betsey Caldwell.

Prepping for postpartum
 As you create the perfect haven for your newborn, make sure you also set yourself up for postpartum success. Here are some of our favorite tips and products for setting up a postpartum capsule wardrobe. 
6 Breastfeeding Products We Love
Whether you are pregnant and hoping to breastfeed your baby for the first time or you are a seasoned parent who has breastfed/chestfed multiple babies, each breastfeeding/chestfeeding journey is unique and we are here to support you. We've compiled six items that we think you will love as you embark on this adventure:
4 Mamas' Journeys in Feeding
We at Bao Bei, always want you to feel supported. We realize that your journey is unique and we want to celebrate you and your story during Breastfeeding Awareness Month. We hope you find comfort, community, and encouragement as you read...
Our Ultimate 'Pack Your Hospital Bag' Checklist

Your ultimate maternity bag checklist. In addition to these, don't forget snacks, a phone charger, & your go-to support person.

Meditation with Bao Bei's Lauren Matthies
Exclusive meditations with author and mother Lauren Matthies
Meditate like a mother
Meditation is one of the best things you can do for yourself. It has been shown to reduce stress, aid sleep, and improve overall health--all things mothers need. That’s why we’re inviting you to meditate--like a mother!
3 Steps to building your Mama & babe cart PLUS my go-to cart must haves!
Bringing your baby home from the hospital is such a joyful experience. I loved every moment of the baby cuddles, but was quickly overwhelmed when I found myself feeding baby at midnight. I was tired, hungry, leaking, and googling everything...
Ready for a FRESH Start: What is Your Intention for 2021
I’ve always loved the week between Christmas and New Years. I remember, even as a kid, I would approach my family with my list of resolutions and ask them to share theirs with me. Of course, I was the only one who had spent time making such a list, so my dad would joke, “exercise more” or some other traditional New Year’s resolution. 
2020 Holiday Guide for Her
When we think about gifting the expecting and new mamas in our lives, we often forget about nurturing her, and skip right to that cute new bundle of joy. I think all moms can relate to feeling (very!) visible during pregnancy, but perhaps a bit forgotten once the baby arrives. 
The 5 Reasons You Need a Pregnancy Belly Band
Belly bands are designed to support the lower back and abdomen during pregnancy. These flexible support garments may provide many benefits to active women who are pregnant, especially during the second and third trimesters.