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Did You Know You Could Do Aerial Yoga During Pregnancy?

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Did You Know You Could Do Aerial Yoga During Pregnancy?

Think: Cirque du Soleil, but with lots of baby bumps bouncing. We’re talking about Prenatal Aerial Yoga, and it is the cool new workout for prenatal and postpartum mamas. Covered in stretch marks? You’re not alone. One of our favorite supermodels is showing hers off and making us all feel a little more ~normal~ in our new mom bods. And let’s get real: aren’t prenatal vitamins just the worst? They’re huge and they smell bad, and taking them is a total task. We’ve got the deets on how you can trade those horse pills in for a smoothie instead. It’s right here in our Weekly Links.

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  1. Prenatal Aerial Yoga. We know, we know. It sounds crazy, but we have a feeling you’re totally going to love it. The Om Factory in Midtown hosts prenatal and postpartum aerial classes designed to teach you to protect your body from injury and strain. Added bonus: some guided meditation and savasana in the hammock, letting the sensation of weightlessness melt away your tension. The first of its kind is this Saturday, June 2nd, at 10 am EST. Sign up here.
  2. Raise your hand if that prenatal vitamin you keep on your bedside table is a little hard to swallow. Starting June 12, you won’t have to choke it down anymore. Smoothie King is teaming up with Premama and adding a prenatal smoothie to their menu! The 20-ounce Premama smoothie will contain 300 calories, tons of fresh fruit and the Premama prenatal multivitamin! We are totally marking our calendars.
  3. We love a good Chrissy Teigen story, and this one is a breath of fresh air in an overly Photoshopped world. Chrissy has shown off her stretch marks before, even pre-baby, but now she has some big purple ones thanks to the newest Legend, and she shared a picture on her Instastories. We love the realness, Chrissy!
  4. If you’re already a Solly Baby wrapping mama, you know that fabric is the softest in the world, and now you can dress your newborn in it head-to-toe! Solly just released an adorably snuggly two-piece layette that's lightweight and with a wide neck, and it may or may not include magical sleepy dust to help sweep your baby away to dreamland.
  5. Finally a bra for everything: nursing, hands-free pumping, working out, and just, you know, life. Milx is a brand new company started by three moms, so they totally know what you’re looking for in a bra… and their OG hands-free nursing sports bra hits all the marks.

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    Nuna

    New mama life is often fraught with decision fatigue. From choosing a pediatrician to choosing a baby monitor, it can be difficult to know which solutions are made to last. Fortunately, Nuna just made one very important decision a lot easier. That's because their new MIXX Next Stroller has everything a new parent needs to get out, get around and get everything done.

    An upgraded version of their popular MIXX stroller, the MIXX Next features a more compact fold (shaving 6.5 inches off the folded size, down to 27.5 inches long and 23.6 inches wide) thanks to a compact fold-away axle where the rear wheels tuck under the frame when it folds. Plus, the new model also stays standing when folded—meaning no more back-straining as you bend to pick up your folded stroller and heave it into the trunk. Instead, the MIXX Next can be tucked more easily into storage whenever your ride comes to an end.


    Nuna Mixx Next Stroller


    Speaking of the ride, your little one will love the new rear-wheel Free Flex suspension™ and front-wheel progression suspension technology that absorbs more shock as you roll over uneven terrain. The wheels have also been updated to tough, rubber foam-filled tires for a smoother, more durable ride and the no re-thread harness makes it easy to clip your baby in securely and quickly. And when all those gentle bumps lull your baby to sleep? The seat features a five-position recline that adjusts quickly with one-hand—all the way down to a true-flat sleeper recline—just don't forget to move them to their crib when you arrive home. (Don't forget to extend the water repellent, UPF 50+ canopy to keep those sleepy eyes shaded.) Even better, the all-season seat keeps baby cozy in winter and unsnaps to mesh for a cooler ride in the summer.

    Perhaps most importantly, though, this stroller is made to last. (After all, what's the point of solving a mama dilemma if it creates another one a few months down the road?) The MIXX Next pairs perfectly with all Nuna PIPA™ series infant car seats using the included car seat ring adapter, and then adapts to a child seat that can face toward you (for a little face time) or forward for when your little one is ready to take on the world. All in all, this stroller gets you where you need to go with a child up to 50 pounds, meaning it's the only one you'll ever need.

    The MIXX Next is available in three colors and retails for $749.95.

    This article was sponsored by Nuna. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Motherly and mamas.

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