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We're dedicated to creating a community of moms who support each other on the motherhood journey. As a team of moms, we hope our blog will be a source of education and encouragement - whether you're packing your hospital bag or glued to the couch during a cluster feeding session.

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Who’s Who in Maternity Care: <br> An Introduction to the Health Care Professionals You'll Meet During Pregnancy

Who’s Who in Maternity Care: An Introduction to the Health Care Professionals You'll Meet During Pregnancy

From your first prenatal visit to your post-delivery appointments, you’ll likely meet a number of health care professionals who will monitor your health, check your baby’s progress, and provide support...

Who’s Who in Maternity Care: An Introduction to the Health Care Professionals You'll Meet During Pregnancy

From your first prenatal visit to your post-delivery appointments, you’ll likely meet a number of health care professionals who will monitor your health, check your baby’s progress, and provide support during and after labor. These incredible people are instrumental in...

Everything You Need to Know About The Third Trimester of Pregnancy

Everything You Need to Know About The Third Trimester of Pregnancy

You’ve been counting down the weeks for half a year now. Maybe the time has gone quickly for you, or maybe you feel like you’ve been pregnant forever. You may find yourself...

Everything You Need to Know About The Third Trimester of Pregnancy

You’ve been counting down the weeks for half a year now. Maybe the time has gone quickly for you, or maybe you feel like you’ve been pregnant forever. You may find yourself nesting hard or waking in the middle of the night...

8 Effective Remedies for <br> Morning Sickness

8 Effective Remedies for Morning Sickness

Guest post by Claire Silveira

Women have a range of emotions when they get a positive pregnancy test. One fairly common reaction? Dread of morning sickness. And for good reason! Your body is changing; you...

8 Effective Remedies for Morning Sickness

Guest post by Claire Silveira

Women have a range of emotions when they get a positive pregnancy test. One fairly common reaction? Dread of morning sickness. And for good reason! Your body is changing; you may be incredibly tired; you may not have even told...

Five Fast Facts About Breast Cancer

Five Fast Facts About Breast Cancer

As nursing moms and breastfeeding advocates, we spend a lot of time talking about breasts. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we wanted to give you five quick facts...

Five Fast Facts About Breast Cancer

As nursing moms and breastfeeding advocates, we spend a lot of time talking about breasts. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we wanted to give you five quick facts about breast cancer, pregnancy, and breastfeeding that you might not...

10 Tips for the Third Trimester of Pregnancy from a Mom of Three

10 Tips for the Third Trimester of Pregnancy from a Mom of Three

Guest post by Shantel Harlin, IBCLC, RN

You may be experiencing an array of emotions during your third trimester, which begins in week 28 of your pregnancy. While you probably aren’t feeling nauseous in the third trimester, you’re likely...

10 Tips for the Third Trimester of Pregnancy from a Mom of Three

Guest post by Shantel Harlin, IBCLC, RN

You may be experiencing an array of emotions during your third trimester, which begins in week 28 of your pregnancy. While you probably aren’t feeling nauseous in the third trimester, you’re likely feeling pretty fatigued and uncomfortable from all of the changes your body...

How to Maintain Good Posture While Pregnant

How to Maintain Good Posture While Pregnant

Guest post by Dr. Brent Wells

Your pregnant body is constantly changing and growing, and as your pregnancy advances, your posture will naturally shift as well. After all, you’re carrying extra weight, which can impact how...

How to Maintain Good Posture While Pregnant

Guest post by Dr. Brent Wells

Your pregnant body is constantly changing and growing, and as your pregnancy advances, your posture will naturally shift as well. After all, you’re carrying extra weight, which can impact how you naturally sit, stand, and move. Our guest blogger, a chiropractor,...

How Will Pregnancy and Nursing <br> Affect My Bra Size?

How Will Pregnancy and Nursing Affect My Bra Size?

Guest post by Hannah Danto-Dorafsha

Since moms often ask our Customer Care team if they really need different bra sizes for different stages of pregnancy and nursing, our Customer Service Manager Hannah wanted to share some Kindred...

How Will Pregnancy and Nursing Affect My Bra Size?

Guest post by Hannah Danto-Dorafsha

Since moms often ask our Customer Care team if they really need different bra sizes for different stages of pregnancy and nursing, our Customer Service Manager Hannah wanted to share some Kindred Bravely Moms’ experiences with fluctuating breast size.

Tips for Pregnant Military Spouses from a Military Mom of Three

Tips for Pregnant Military Spouses from a Military Mom of Three

Guest post by Amy Schweizer

Congratulations! You just found out that you’re pregnant. You’re excited, nervous, and eager to share your big news with your family and friends. Then you realize that you’re a thousand...

Tips for Pregnant Military Spouses from a Military Mom of Three

Guest post by Amy Schweizer

Congratulations! You just found out that you’re pregnant. You’re excited, nervous, and eager to share your big news with your family and friends. Then you realize that you’re a thousand miles away from everyone you know and love. Your spouse...

10 Tips for the Second Trimester of Pregnancy from a Mom of Three

10 Tips for the Second Trimester of Pregnancy from a Mom of Three

Guest post by Shantel Harlin

You’ve made it through your first trimester. Congratulations! I know I’m not alone in saying the second trimester is sort of a sweet spot in pregnancy. Of course, every woman’s pregnancy is different...

10 Tips for the Second Trimester of Pregnancy from a Mom of Three

Guest post by Shantel Harlin

You’ve made it through your first trimester. Congratulations! I know I’m not alone in saying the second trimester is sort of a sweet spot in pregnancy. Of course, every woman’s pregnancy is different -- but for me, the second trimester is like a...

Everything You Need to Know About <br> the First Trimester of Pregnancy

Everything You Need to Know About the First Trimester of Pregnancy

You stare at the positive pregnancy test, your heart racing. The sense that life is about to change completely washes over you. Everyone reacts differently to this monumental news, and...

Everything You Need to Know About the First Trimester of Pregnancy

You stare at the positive pregnancy test, your heart racing. The sense that life is about to change completely washes over you. Everyone reacts differently to this monumental news, and whether you’re excited, apprehensive, or nervous, we’re here to guide...

Finding the Perfect Nursing Bra Fit: <br> Why You Need to Measure Before Ordering

Finding the Perfect Nursing Bra Fit: Why You Need to Measure Before Ordering

Guest post by Hannah Danto-Dorafsha

It’s no secret that shopping online can be both wonderful and stressful. It can be awesome because you can shop from anywhere, anytime. (Midnight snacking? Insomnia? Cluster feeding? Our store is always...

Finding the Perfect Nursing Bra Fit: Why You Need to Measure Before Ordering

Guest post by Hannah Danto-Dorafsha

It’s no secret that shopping online can be both wonderful and stressful. It can be awesome because you can shop from anywhere, anytime. (Midnight snacking? Insomnia? Cluster feeding? Our store is always open!) But it can be frustrating because you can’t try...

10 Tips for Surviving the First Trimester of Pregnancy from a Mom of Three

10 Tips for Surviving the First Trimester of Pregnancy from a Mom of Three

Guest post by Shantel Harlin

In my experience of carrying three babies to term, the first trimester has always been the hardest by far. The exhaustion, the nausea, the nipple soreness, the constant trips to...

10 Tips for Surviving the First Trimester of Pregnancy from a Mom of Three

Guest post by Shantel Harlin

In my experience of carrying three babies to term, the first trimester has always been the hardest by far. The exhaustion, the nausea, the nipple soreness, the constant trips to the bathroom – I could do without all of it...