Oh, winter. You are finally here! Which means we can finally layer on all our favorite cozy maternity the same time. From shapewear that fits and flatters, to a basic black maternity dress you'll wear again and again, we've put together 6 pieces that combine for one go-to pregnancy look for just about any occasion.

  1. Topshop Maternity Nursing Wrap Dress, $48. Shop it here.
  2. Isabel Marant Suede Knee Boots, $680. Shop them here.
  3. Free People Cozy Cable Socks, $28. Shop them here.
  4. Zara Poncho with Hood, $39.99. Shop it here.
  5. Madewell Cambridge Satchel, $105 Shop it here.
  6. Ingrid & Isabel Maternity Tights, $20. Shop it here.


Just about all of us had set assumptions about raising kids before we became parents ourselves. Some of these ideas might have been based on our own ideas of how we would absolutely do things differently than everyone else. Others, we believed what everyone else told us would happen would apply to our littles, too. But, that's not always the case, mama.

Below are six of the biggest lies I believed before having kidsβ€”and the reality of what actually happened for me.

1. Put your baby down drowsy, but awake

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