We know you swore you’d never wear “mom shoes.” And then you got pregnant. And suddenly “mom shoes” -- you know, comfortable, supportive, go-with-everything shoes -- kind of made sense. That doesn’t mean your mom shoes can’t be cool, and these Dansko bootie clogs are case in point. Treat your pregnant self now, and then wear them every day for the next 18 years of your life. Here’s a pregnancy-perfect outfit to get your mom shoe relationship started.

1. Nom 'Max' Print Midi Maternity Dress, $128. Buy it here. 2. H&M Doule Breasted Coat, $129. Buy it here. 3. Bloomingdales Mini Stripe Hat, $38. Buy it here. 4. Dansko Maria Clog, $170. Buy it here. 5. Ingrid & Isabel Maternity Tights, $20. Buy it here.


Having a newborn is challenging at the best of times, but during forced isolation and in a climate of fear and uncertainty, it can become overwhelming.

The coronavirus pandemic is setting up our communities for genuine mental health concerns. This may be especially true for new parents. When will 'normal' life return? How will I pay for diapers and baby food? Will my mom be able to help us now? What if my baby or my family get COVID-19? Unfortunately, no one knows the long-term impact or answers just yet.

Most families have built a network of social support by the time they have their first child—if they don't already have a support system, they develop one through various baby classes and groups set up for parents. The creation of the village can be instrumental to the mental health of new parents. Social distancing, the lockdown of cities, and isolation will inadvertently affect the type of support available.

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