* No need to suffer through aches and pains
* Pillows, skin care, nausea cures, and more
* Make the 9 months as comfortable as possible
While being pregnant for some is a “magical” time, it can also come with some serious hardships including (but not limited to) aches, pain, discomfort and stretch marks. However, we’ve rounded up some helpful products that will help make those nine magical months as comfortable and as pain-free as possible. Being prepared is key, so continue reading for some great necessities that promise to help curb the nausea, prevent stretch marks and help you sleep.
1. Nausea Band
One of the most common symptoms of pregnancy is nausea (aka morning sickness). The
Sea-Band Anti-Nausea Acupressure Wristband for Motion & Morning Sickness
2. Bra Extenders
Everything gets bigger during pregnancy and instead of having to fork over the expense of buying new bras, these bra extenders are a simple, wardrobe-saving and cost-effective solution. The extenders make it easy to continue wearing your pre-pregnancy bras throughout your pregnancy and make them more comfortable to wear. They are removable, washable and adjustable and post-baby they will be a lifesaver as well.
3. Barf Boutique Bags
This product is pretty self-explanatory – Thebags.
4. Razor Reach
Staying well groomed during pregnancy has never been easier thanks to the
Razor Reach Razor Extension Handle - Adapts Any Razor For Extended Reach For Shaving While Injured Or Pregnant - Up to 18" Extension
5. Belly Mask
Another dreaded symptom of pregnancy is stretch marks. While not always preventable, they can be minimized and made less likely to appear with a regular maintenance routine. Applying your favorite belly oil and/or moisturizer from the beginning will help and for more targeted treatment, and this innovate belly mask can do wonders as well. The Belly Mask from Hatch Mama is an all-natural hydrating sheet mask made especially for pregnant bellies to help minimize stretch marks and soften inflamed scar tissue postpartum.
6. Exercise & Birthing Balls
Exercise balls make a great, low impact addition to your fitness regime and can be utilized during pregnancy as both an exercise assist and a birthing ball. The idea behind a birthing ball is to not only make for an easier pregnancy but also help ease back and labor pains during labor and great for postpartum as well. It is an easy and safer alternative to exercising and can help with flexibility and stabilization. These Trideer Balls are made from high-quality materials that will last and can take on other uses including pilates, yoga and as an office ball chair to help improve posture and relieve back pain.
7. Maternity Belt
If you are suffering from back pain due to pregnancy, then the
NEOtech Care Maternity Belt - Pregnancy Support - Waist/Back/Abdomen Band, Belly Brace (White, Size S)
8. Nipple and Lip Balm
It’s never too early in pregnancy to start looking into what kind of nipple balm you prefer. When and if you decide to breastfeed your newborn, a nipple balm will make the process much more comfortable. The Nipple + Lip balm by Hatch is a great choice as it contains tropical butters and super fruit to create a barrier against chapping and chaffing. In addition to nipple relief, this balm doubles as a perfect lip remedy to help restore moisture and hydration to your lips.
9. Tummy Butter
One of the biggest and first purchases most mommies-to-be make is a tummy butter. These work to help protect your stomach and other regions that tend to get bigger during pregnancy resist the wrath of stretch marks. Mamma Mio’s award-winning, Tummy Butter is great for this purpose, as their line is targeted towards pregnant moms and their daily needs. The butter is packed with super-elasticising omega organic oils in an organic Shea Butter base to help protect against stretch marks and gives your skin super strength during the 9 months.
10. Maternity Pillow
Another pregnancy must-have is the maternity pillow. As pregnancy progresses it gets harder and more uncomfortable to sleep and/or find a comfortable sleeping position(if you can sleep at all). The